Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed remorse over the Hathras rape case, saying the rapists will be harshly punished. The government is committed to protecting women.
He tweeted that those who violate the dignity of the mother and sisters in the Uttar Pradesh will be annihilated and punished. And those who threaten the dignity of our mothers and sisters will be destroyed. He has promised to be punished for modeling in the future.
Your UP government is committed to the safety and security of every mother and sister. This is our hope and determination, ”Yogi Adityanath tweeted in Hindi.
Only the idea of destroying the honor and self-respect of mothers and sisters in Uttar Pradesh is sure to destroy the people.
They will receive such punishment which will set an example in future.
your @UPGovt It is committed to the safety and development of every parent.
This is our resolve – promise.
– Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) October 2, 2020
Opposition parties including the Congress and the Trinamool Congress have expressed outrage at the UP government over the Hathras rape case. When Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi tried to go to Hathras on Thursday, the police stopped them and brought them back to Delhi. CM Yogi Adityanath, who has made a nationwide outrage over the UP rape case, has made this statement.
On Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also expressed outrage that Dalits and minorities in Yogi’s UP were being tortured. Various leaders across the country have expressed outrage over the Hathras case.