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BJP wants to drive out tribals and poor farmers from forests: Rahul

Gandhi's attack came over a media report on politicians and adivasi groups asking the Centre if it wants to 'sacrifice' the forest law

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi

president on Thursday alleged that the BJP was standing as a "silent spectator" in the face of the being challenged in the

He also claimed that this was indicative of the ruling party's "intentions" to drive out lakhs of tribals and poor farmers from forests.

Gandhi's attack came over a media report on politicians and adivasi groups asking the Centre if it wants to "sacrifice" the

"The BJP is standing as a silent spectator in the Supreme Court, where the is being challenged. It is indicating its intentions to drive out lakhs of tribals and poor farmers from the forests," Gandhi tweeted.

stands with the "deprived brothers and sisters", and will fight against this injustice with full force, he said.

First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 15:05 IST
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