Arun Jaitley no condolence to show to cow vigilantes. On Thursday centre government said show no sympathy to the Gau Rakshak who are lynching the people on the name of Cow protection. Arun Jaitley, Union Minister, no condolence will be shown to cow vigilants on the name of Gau Rakshak.
Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha, “Nobody has the right to take law in his hands. And if somebody does, he should be condemned, arrested, and prosecuted. The government’s stand is very clear — nobody is allowed to do that,” If anybody has a problem he can go to police or other officials relating to it. He said it, when some of the incidents happen of lynching Dalits on the name of the Cow protection. “There is no rationalisation, no argument about hurting of sentiments can be an explanation for the crime,” he said adding that the central government is absolutely committed on the issue and has already sent an advisory to the states. He said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has already spoken on the matter with the state governments.On the atrocities on Dalits, Jaitley said oppression in the name of caste will not be tolerated and that stringent laws are in place to protect the Dalits. “If such incidents where police is not acting is brought to our notice, the (central) government will not think twice before issuing advisory to the state concerned or even asking for report,” the Minister said.
Quoting Article 48 of the Indian Constitution that talks of prohibition of cow slaughter, Jaitley said it was introduced by (Father of the Indian Constitution) Bhim Rao Ambedkar and not by Narendra Modi or Rajnath Singh.He said it was under the Congress rule that most states in India enacted laws prohibiting cow slaughter in the 1950s. In the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of state for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir too said that the Narendra Modi government is neither anti-Dalit nor anti-Muslim as was alleged by the opposition.
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