Opposition party leaders lash out at ruling party over communal violence in Karauli

As controversy erupted over communal violence in Karauli, the BJP and other opposition parties criticized the Congress-led government in Rajasthan. BJP leader Rajyavardhan Rathore, lashing out at Ashok Gehlot’s government, says Rajasthan is burning.

While addressing a press conference hours after BJP Head of State Satish Poonia and Chief Tejasvi Surya were arrested on their way to meet Karauli victims, the leader said wondered how it was in Rajasthan?

Further reinforcing its attack on the big old party, Rajyavardhan said, it was the same Congress that coined the term “Hindu terror”. “We’ve always said that terror has no religion. But it was this Congress party that coined that term, I’m not surprised how Section 144 is being imposed,” the leader added. of the BJP.

The leader also said: “On the one hand, Article 144 is imposed wherever Ram Navami processions are taken and that means that there is already a mindset that it is about the Hindu community and that it will cause riots”.

The Jaipur district administration on Saturday imposed Section 144 of the CrPC until May 9 and suspended crowd gatherings, demonstrations, assemblies and processions without prior permission across the rural and urban area.

On the other hand, AIMIM leader Asaduddin has also denounced the ruling party in the state saying that it is clearly a failure of the Congress government in Rajasthan.

“It is solely because of their negligence that a communal riot took place and the Muslim community was subjected to targeted violence,” the AIMIM leader added.

“This is clearly a failure of the Congress government in Rajasthan. It was solely because of their negligence that a communal riot took place and the Muslim community was subjected to targeted violence,” said the head of AIMIM, quoted by the ANI press agency.

BJP leaders were arrested at the Dausa-Karauli border but continued to demand they be allowed to meet victims of the April 2 violence, which erupted after a bicycle rally held to mark the Hindu New Year was pelted with stones.

More than 30 people were injured in the violence.

“The Karauli riots indicate clear anarchy in Rajasthan. The deliberate attempt to disturb Ram Navami shobha yatra and the unwillingness of the Congress government to act against the aggressors is deplorable,” Surya, who is also the leader of BJYM, tweeted. youth wing of the BJP.

Posted: Wednesday April 13th 2022, 5:12 PM IST

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