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Cong women wing demands sacking of UP CM over Unnao gangrape

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The women wing of the today urged to sack Yogi Adityanath, alleging dereliction of duty on his part over the gangrape of an 18-year-old woman and the death of her father in police custody in district.

The All India Mahila president, Sushmita Dev, also demanded that action is taken against all those responsible for the rape of the woman and the death her father in police custody.

The woman has alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers, and blamed the lawmaker for her father's death.

The BJP MLA has rejected the charges as a conspiracy by his opponents.

The All India Mahila demands immediate action against all those who are responsible for the rape and death in police custody. We demand that PM, Shri to immediately sack the of for dereliction of his duty, Dev said in the statement.

The Parliamentarian alleged that has turned into a with no security or justice for women.

Dev also said that the last six months track record of violence against women is enough for the to resign.

'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' (a central programme) has turned into a mockery in Prime Minister's own state, Dev said, referring to the representing UP's constituency in Parliament.

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First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 22:40 IST