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People have lost trust in Rajasthan BJP government: Gehlot

IANS  |  Jaipur 

The people of have lost faith in the BJP government, said on Thursday.

"Whenever BJP men try to reach out to the people in rural areas, they have to face public ire," Gehlot told the media.

The also accused the government of failing to check widespread violence during the April 2 'Bharat Bandh' called by Dalit groups.

He said that if the government had taken appropriate measures, there would have not been so much violence.

"Surprisingly the government did not suspend and also failed to clamp prohibitory orders in sensitive cities and towns," he said.

"If the government could suspend the Internet on April 10 (when an anti-reservation shutdown was called) and clamp Section 144 (of IPC), why did it not take similar preventive measures on April 2?"

The former also accused the police of not performing its duty faithfully under the rule.

Despite so-called strict vigilance in Hindaun city, the house of an ex-MLA was torched by a mob, Gehlot pointed out.

He accused the of jailing innocents while the real culprits remained free.



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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 13:42 IST