NEW DELHI: Congress MPs led by Rahul Gandhi nowadays staged a protest outside Parliament property demanding removal of Union Minister V K Singh for his “pet” remarks.
Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Chief of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, social gathering leaders Anand Sharma, Deepender Hooda and several other folks participated in the protest held shortly ahead of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha assembled for the day.
Later talking to reporters, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said that they had been raising the situation as it was about “the conduct of a central govt minister towards a certain community, infact Indians per se”.
He mentioned that Authorities needs to just take motion and only providing speeches was not enough.
Singh experienced kicked up a storm in Oct with his comments that the Centre are not able to be blamed if someone throws a stone at a dog to shield it from criticism for the Faridabad Dalit burning incident, prompting opposition to demand his ouster.
Singh, who is Minister of Point out for Exterior Affairs, has been below opposition fire for allegedly making use of ‘dog analogy’ to refute allegations of inaction levelled against the govt in the aftermath of two Dalit youngsters being burned alive in Haryana.
The govt side has been insisting that Singh had not manufactured any these kinds of comment about Dalits and there is no purpose for the Opposition to elevate the concern.