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PM Modi condemns Jharkhand mob lynching, says incident pained him

Guilty should get severest punishment but for this the entire state has been pronounced guilty and everyone put in dock, which is not right, Modi said

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Archis Mohan New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his reply on Wednesday in the Rajya Sabha to the motion of thanks to the President’s speech, said the Jharkhand mob-lynching incident had pained him. He said the guilty deserved the severest punishment in accordance with law, but took a dig at the opposition for employing different parameters to judge incidents of violence in Jharkhand and in Kerala and West Bengal.
 
If in his speech in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, the PM had sought to rise above the acrimony of the election campaign, in Rajya Sabha 20-hours later his reply to the discussion

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First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 10:43 PM IST

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