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Women security biggest casualty under BJP: Cong

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Tuesday said women security has been the "biggest casualty" under the BJP as it accused and the led government in of being insensitive towards women.

said both the and the have been busy campaigning and do not have the time to address the challenge of women security as they have "failed" to provide justice to the Hapur rape victim.

The woman was "sold" for Rs 10,000 and allegedly raped by many men. She had set herself on fire after Police officials allegedly refused to register her complaint.

The woman is now admitted to a with 80 per cent burn injuries.

Shergill said Modi should visit the rape victim in hospital and explain to her why there was laxity in providing justice to her despite several complaints made by her, including that to the chief minister's helpline.

"Women security has become the biggest casualty under the BJP. The Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh had been insensitive towards women security," he told reporters while attacking Modi and for the failure to help even register an FIR on the Hapur rape victim's complaint.

"Will the women BJP ministers, who are otherwise very active on social media, now question why justice was not provided to the Hapur rape victim," he asked.

Shergill alleged that either the BJP is lax in giving justice to rape victimsor its own people are found involved in such crimes as he cited Unnao and Kathua rape incidents.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 13:51 IST