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AAP takes out rally against attack on Hindi-speaking migrants in Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

volunteers took out a rally in northeast Friday, protesting the violence against Hindi-speaking migrants in earlier this month.

The rally, titled Uttar Bhartiya Swabhiman Yatra, was taken out from Burari and it concluded in Karawal Nagar falling under North East parliamentary constituency.

"People from Purvanchal will take revenge for the violence (unleashed) against their brethren in by voting against the BJP and in the coming Lok Sabha election," said senior leader and in-charge of North East constituency Dilip Pandey.

People from and have played a major role in developing and other parts of the country, he said.

Hindi-speaking migrants, largely from and Bihar, were threatened and attacked in Gujarat in the aftermath of the rape of a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district of the state on September 28 allegedly by a labourer from

The North East Delhi seat has a large concentration of people from Purvanchal and is held by

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 20:30 IST