Blame game continues over over the death of research scholar Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide for suspending him.
Rahul Gandhi’s tweet, students were protesting against the unjust expulsion and social boycott of Dalit students on campus.
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said, Don’t want to make political statement. My condolences to family of deceased. Government doesn’t intervene in the administration of universities. Two-member fact finding team will submit report on this
Minister of State (MoS) for Human Development Upendra Kushwaha said,A fact finding committee is doing its job and investigating the incident. Action will be taken only after we get the report.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly stated that, Modi government constitutionally duty bound to uplift Dalits. Instead Modi ji’s ministers got five Dalit students ostracised and suspended. It’s not suicide. It’s murder. It’s murder of democracy, social justice n equality. Modi ji should sack ministers and apologize to the nation.
Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said, Leaders like Bandaru Dattatreya possess an old mindset and are a result of anti-Dalit attitude of the BJP.