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Mayawati seeks President's rule in UP after Hathras, Balrampur gang-rapes

Mayawati demanded imposition of President's rule in the state, following the rape and murder of another Dalit woman in Balrampur district

Crime against women | Mayawati | Uttar Pradesh

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati addresses media during a press conference, in New Delhi.
Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati

Former Chief Minister and BSP supremo on Thursday demanded imposition of President's rule in the state, following the rape and murder of another Dalit woman in Balrampur district.

said that the Hathras incident had led to outrage across the nation and she thought that the government would take steps to curb such incidents from taking place.

"I feel that anti-social elements have taken over the state completely and there is no rule of law left in The Balrampur incident is a replay of what happened in Hathras. In such circumstances I request that President's rule should be imposed in the state," she said.

The BSP leader further said that as Chief Minister was unable to ensure law and order in Uttar Pradesh, it would be better if he returned to his 'Gorakhnath Math'.

"The BJP should entrust the government to some another leader who can manage things better," she added.



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First Published: Thu, October 01 2020. 12:19 IST