Yogi Adityanath announces commission for Dalits

Yogi Adityanath announces commission for Dalits

She also urged that there should be no victim shaming in the rape and murder cases. She also thanked the media and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for taking up her cause that was, so far, a "lonely and losing battle". "Our government will not compromise on this issue, no matter how influential the accused is, he will not be spared", UP Chief Minister Adityanath told reporters here.

She also said that the arrest of Sengar, the legislator from Bangarmau, was also a positive development.

This comes a day after a senior BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh claimed that the chief minister had chose to arrest the accused MLA but his decision was changed after the intervention of a "prominent person".

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was felicitated with the title of "Dalit Mitra" on the occasion of 127 birth anniversary of Dalit icon Dr BR Ambedkar here on Saturday.

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Sengar has been accused of rape, intimidation and assault and had a case lodged against him by the Unnao police on Thursday under sections 363, 366, 376 and 506 of Indian Penal Code pertaining to rape, abduction, and intimidation and provisions of POCSO Act.

The LGP president said the way the BJP leadership tried to defend the main rape accused in Unnao case has amply demonstrated that the party is no different from its predecessor Samajwadi Party regime. He said the high court was taken aback by the insensitive stand and callous attitude of the Advocate General, who represented the state government in court and received his brief from the highest levels.

3 FIRs have been filed in the rape case, in the 1 FIR Sengar has been accused in the rape case. However, on April 9, he was admitted to a hospital after complaining about abdominal pain and vomiting and subsequently died there.

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