Rahul Gandhi condemns attack on bus carrying school children; during anti Padmavat protests
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi condemned how the anti-Padmavat protests resulted in a bus carrying school children came under attack in Gurgaon.
The party leader said that ruling BJP is utilizing hatred and violence as part of politics but its setting the country on fire.
The Congress president also condemned the violence against children by the mobs which have been protesting the release of the controversial film.
The opposition party also slammed the BJP government in Haryana over its “failure” to maintain law and order in the state.
It need be recalled that around 20-25 students of a leading Gurgaon school had a narrow escape when a frenzied mob attacked their bus, just a day ahead of the controversial film’s scheduled release.
The students were on their way home when a group of around 60 protesters, believed to be members of a fringe group, attacked their bus with bamboo sticks asking the driver to stop the vehicle. The miscreants also pelted the bus with stones.
Meanwhile violence has been reported from towns and cities in many states including Rajasthan, Haryana, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh even as the Supreme Court had approved the film’s release.