Rahul meets Una Dalit victims, assures help
Ahmedabad, July 21 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited Una town in Gujarat and met the family members of Dalit men who were brutally assaulted by cow protection vigilantes last week.
Balu, the father of a Dalit youth who was beaten up, showed his wounds to Gandhi at the Mota Samadhiyala village.
Gandhi assured he would do “everything in his power” to get justice for the victims.
The Gujarat Police arrested seven more persons on Wednesday in connection with the July 11 incident. The Dalit men were beaten up for skinning a dead cow.