Yogi Adityanath Cites Lord Ram, Slams Rahul Gandhi Over Ghaziabad Attack
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took on Congress’s Rahul Gandhi immediately over his tweet condemning the current assault on an aged Muslim man in Ghaziabad. Accusing the Congress chief of spreading “poison” by “lies”, the Chief Minister demanded that he cease “humiliating, defaming the people of Uttar Pradesh”.
On June 5, a bunch of males had kidnapped Abdul Samad from Loni and threatened him with a knife. Accusing him of being a Pakistani spy, one among them had hacked off his beard.
The group was reportedly chanting “Jai Shri Ram” and “Vande Mataram” slogans.
A video of the incident, by which Mr Samad could be seen pleading together with his attackers, has been circulated on-line.
Posting a information report on the assault on the social media platform, Mr Gandhi had commented, “I am not ready to believe that true devotees of Shri Ram can do this. Such cruelty is far from humanity and is shameful for both society and religion”.
Yogi Adityanath responded inside hours.
“The first lesson of Lord Shri Ram is – “Speak the reality” which you have never done in life. You should be ashamed that even after the police told the truth, you are engaged in spreading poison in the society. In the greed of power, humanity is being humiliated. Stop humiliating, defaming the people of Uttar Pradesh,” learn the Chief Minister’s tweet.
The police, who arrested three males over the assault, have dominated out any communal angle, information company Press Trust of India reported. The six attackers included Hindus and Muslims who have been sad over the amulets Mr Samad had bought them, PTI reported.
With months to go for the meeting elections in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP is highlighting the governance within the state.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted praising a scheme for the aged that the state authorities has launched. The reward got here amid concern over the state of affairs in Uttar Pradesh forward of subsequent yr’s meeting elections.
Within the celebration, there have been rising murmurs towards the Chief Minister over his incapacity to take everybody alongside and his authorities’s dealing with of the Covid pandemic.