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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Protests Continue in Gujarat over Thrashing

By on Thursday, July 21, 2016
The incidents of chaos and sabotage on 4th day have been reported in many cities of Gujarat on Thursday for Una Dalit incident. The protesters stopped the train,  and the crowd with banner in protest against the incident were on the roads. Protests continued in some parts of Gujarat on Thursday over the brutal thrashing of Dalits at a village in Una town of Gir Somnath district
The protesters when interrupted by police on the roads, they ransacked many places, damaged the government properties, and the incendiary people burnt the state transport bus.  Chennai bound Navjeevan Express was stopped by Dalit protesters at Udna railway station at Surat.
Dalit protesters gathered on roads of Ahemdabad, Amrely, Mahesana, Porbandar, Surendra Nagar and many cities.
The police and Dalits clashed in Dhokla of Ahemdabad and police had to use Lathicharge on crowd.
Mr. Raman Lal Vohra, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister of Gujrat, said that the government is trying to control the worsening situation. "we will   make them punished rigorously," he said.
Mr Rahul Gandhi, Congress Vice President, reached at Una to meet with the aggrieved family. Mr Rahul Gandhi looked the video of beaten dalit youths and he announced Rs 5 lacs compensation. as Mr Rahul reached the hospital to see the victims, he hugged a woman of the family.

 The mother of a victim said, “Yesterday when Ben came to us, she kept distance us; but Rahul who embraced us is ours."

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