BHU violence Rahul Gandhi targets BJP. Congress vice president targeted BJP for lathi charge on female students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Saturday.Gandhi took on twitter attaching a video link of the students who alleged that they were beaten up by male policemen at the campus and wrote that , “this is BJP version of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao in BHU”. Varanasi is PM Modi’s Parliamentary constituency.
BJP version of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao in BHU https://t.co/2XWIG5CG2q
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) September 24, 2017
Gandhi said that save girls and educate them scheme was launched by PM Modi himself but the students who were beaten up by police were protesting the alleged sexual harassment of a woman student at the university in Varanasi in his constituency. The students were allegedly trying to enter the VC’s residence on Saturday night when they were caned by police.The university’s students allege they face sexual harassment on the campus regularly and that the administration has failed to take action against the harassers.Meanwhile Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered an inquiry and asked the Varanasi commissioner to submit a report. BHU Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi has promised action and said installation of CCTV cameras is under process.
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