The BJP on Friday hit out on the Congress over incidents of crime in Rajasthan, saying legislation and order within the state has “gone for a toss” and requested Rahul Gandhi to concentrate to it as a substitute of visiting BJP-ruled states for “political tourism”.
The BJP leaders, together with Union minister Prakash Javadekar, cited the homicide of a temple priest who was allegedly burnt alive by land grabbers at Karauli within the Congress-ruled state. They additionally attacked the Congress over the latest crimes, together with rapes, within the desert state.
Taking a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, Mr Javadekar stated, “Instead of going to different places on political tourism, he should take cognizance of heinous crimes against women and apologise to the people of Rajasthan that their government has failed.”
Action needs to be taken in opposition to the culprits, he stated.
“Law and order in Rajasthan has gone for a toss,” the minister alleged referring to the Karauli incident.
Former Union minister and BJP spokesperson Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore alleged that no one, be it ladies or youngsters, was protected in Rajasthan.
A authorities which spends weeks in a 5 star lodge can solely guarantee its personal security and never of the individuals, he stated, apparently referring to Congress MLAs, together with ministers, placing up in a luxurious lodge just a few months in the past when the Ashok Gehlot-led dispensation confronted a disaster following rebel by then deputy CM Sachin Pilot.
The state has the doubtful distinction of being primary in incidents of crime in opposition to ladies, Mr Rathore stated.
“Instead of going on political tourism in BJP-ruled states, Rahul Gandhi should pay attention to Rajasthan,” he stated.