Vemula’s case shows government’s anti-Dalit attitude: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide in Hyderabad shows the “anti-Dalit attitude” of the central government as the human resource minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party “justified” it, the Congress said on Thursday.

“HRD minister and the BJP have justified the death of Rohith Vemula. It shows their anti-Dalit attitude,” Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said at a press conference here.

He said the the HRD Minister Smriti Irani must apologise for handling the case in a wrong manner.

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