Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to want folks on the event of Navratri. (File)

New Delhi:

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as we speak mentioned it was as essential to respect girls in as we speak’s world because it was to worship a goddess.

Wishing folks on the event of Navratri, he mentioned in a tweet in Hindi: “In as we speak’s world respecting girls is as essential as it’s to worship a goddess.”

The feedback come shut on the heels of the alleged rape and homicide of a Dalit lady in Hathras, over which the Congress has launched a significant political offensive towards the BJP in Uttar Pradesh.

Mr Gandhi on Friday hit out on the Uttar Pradesh authorities over one other case of alleged rape within the state and requested what number of extra incidents like Hathras will happen. Attacking the Yogi Adityanath dispensation on Twitter, Rahul Gandhi additionally tagged a media report which mentioned {that a} Dalit lady in Barabanki was allegedly raped earlier than being killed and the lady’s relations accused the police of attempting to cowl up the case.