Rajasthan Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas on Tuesday accused BJP leaders of turning Kanhaiya Lal’s residence into a “tourist spot” and taking political advantage of the incident.
Lal, a tailor, was recently axed to death in Udaipur by two men who said in a video uploaded that they had taken revenge for an insult to Islam.
Khachariyawas, the Minister of Food and Civil Supplies, said the seriousness of the BJP leaders can be seen from the fact that they were having fun in hotels in Hyderabad when the Udaipur incident took place. product.
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His remarks come on a day when BJP state chairman Satish Poonia met with the victim’s family. Earlier, BJP leader Kapil Mishra, former chief minister Vasundhara Raje and Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat also met with the relatives of the victim.
“If the state government had provided security for Kanhaiyalal ji, this situation would not have been created. This murder is the negligence of the state government, police administration, intelligence and from within. The killers should be hanged to convey a message to the country and the world,” Poonia told reporters in Udaipur.
Hours after Poonia’s visit, Congress leaders held a press conference in Jaipur.
“The BJP leaders have made Kanhaiya Lal’s residence a tourist spot and are trying to gain political ground. The seriousness of the BJP leaders can be understood by the fact that they were taking advantage of Hyderabad hotels when the Udaipur incident happened,” Khachariyawas told reporters.
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He said now BJP leaders are reaching Udaipur and making every effort to spoil the atmosphere of Rajasthan.
The minister also hit BJP MP for Udaipur and opposition leader Gulab Chand Kataria. He said it was MLA’s responsibility to stay in Udaipur and help the government control the situation, but the day after the incident, Kataria left for Hyderabad.
The Congress Minister also mentioned that the Supreme Court reprimanded suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma for her remarks on Prophet Mohammad.
“Such incidents are on the increase in the country and the BJP has not taken any action against Nupur Sharma. It seems that it is a conspiracy of the BJP and the party wants to spoil the atmosphere of the country,” he said. .
State Congress Leader Govind Singh Dotasra said BJP leaders are only interested in gaining political ground by spreading religious frenzy.
Speaking about the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP), he said public representatives from 13 districts that will benefit from the project will meet on Wednesday to pass a resolution on the matter.