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PM has anti-Dalit mindset, minorities are crushed in BJP ruled areas: Rahul

Gandhi joined a protest over the dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, at Jantar Mantar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi, Congress
Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra of having an "anti-Dalit" mindset and asserted that his party will fight for an India where there is place for everybody.

Gandhi joined a protest over the dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, at Jantar Mantar.

"The atrocities act was brought by the Congress and the party will protect it together with everybody," Gandhi said.
 

are being openly beaten and crushed in states where the is in power, Gandhi said while addressing the gathering.

"We don't want an India like this. We want an India in which there should be place for everybody, whether Dalits, poor, or minorities... everybody should progress. We will fight for such an India," he said.
 

Attacking the prime minister, Gandhi said, "His thinking is All and people from the weaker sections know that the prime minister has no place for in his heart and mind and wants to crush Dalits. That is why we are standing against him.

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 16:15 IST
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