Hathras: In the midst of the rising political row over the Hathras incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday (October 7) condemned the opposition for making it a political agenda over the “dead bodies of the poor” and attested that his government will recognize such individuals and manage them “with a heavy hand”.
“The faces of those doing politics on the dead bodies of the poor are getting exposed and the government will identify each one of them and deal with them with a heavy hand as per the law of the land,” CM Yogi said at a virtual meeting with the BJP office-bearers of the Bangarmau (Unnao) Assembly constituency, which goes to bye-elections on November 3.
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister also ordered to send two ADG and DIG level special officers in Hathras district on Wednesday to maintain law and order situation in the area.
Hathras has been in the news since the alleged gang-rape and death of a a 19-year-old Dalit woman few days ago. According to victim’s family, she was raped by four men from the village on September 14. The victim died at Delhi’s Safardajung Hospital few days ago, sparking protests across the country. The deceased was also cremated in the dead of the night by Uttar Pradesh police without the consent of the family.
Prior to Tuesday, CM Yogi Adityanath had assured that the fights over Hathras incident were planned by the Congress and other Opposition parties so as to defame the notoriety of BJP-driven government in the state.
These are the ones for whom the poor have quite recently been a vote bank and destitution easing are simply one more logical political motto with no heart for their elevate, the CM said.