Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday requested the BJP whom it’s backing within the Ballia homicide case the place its native social gathering chief allegedly shot a person lifeless within the presence of an SDM and police three days in the past.
The incident had taken place on Thursday throughout a gathering over the allotment of ration outlets at Durjanpur village in Ballia’s Reoti space.
An area BJP chief, Dhirendra Pratap Singh, shot 46-year-old Jai Prakash Pal Gama lifeless in the course of the assembly. The Uttar Pradesh authorities had suspended the SDM, circle officer and different policemen current on the spot.
Police arrested Dhirendra Pratap Singh and two others in reference to the case on Sunday. To date, eight individuals have been arrested within the case.
Slamming the BJP in a sequence of tweets, Priyanka Gandhi accused a ruling MLA of backing the accused.
“With whom the BJP authorities is siding within the Ballia incident,” she requested, including that the BJP MLA is brazenly supporting the accused.
In one other tweet, she sought to know from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Residence Minister Amit Shah and BJP nationwide president JP Nadda as as to whether they’re with the BJP MLA.
“If not, then why he’s nonetheless with the BJP,” she requested.
In the meantime, UP’s Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Anand Swaroop Shukla accused her of “twin character”.
“Priyanka has a twin character. She ought to have tweeted on senior Congress chief P Chidambaram on the problem of Article 370 in Kashmir. Folks with twin character aren’t profitable in politics and society,” he instructed reporters.
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