Rahul Gandhi slams govt over sexual exploitation of girls in UP's Chitrakoot
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at the government on Thursday over a media report on sexual exploitation of minor girls in the mines of Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot, asking "is this the India of our dreams"?
Along with a tweet, Gandhi tagged the media report that claimed that during the coronavirus crisis, a case of sexual exploitation of minor girls in the Chitrakoot mines has come to light.
"Starving family in an unplanned lockdown...These girls have paid a terrible price to live," the former Congress chief said in the tweet.
"Is this the India of our dreams?" he asked.
अनियोजित लॉकडाउन में भूख से मरता परिवार...— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 9, 2020
इन बच्चियों ने ज़िंदा रहने की ये भयावह क़ीमत चुकाई है।
क्या ये ही हमारे सपनों का भारत है?https://t.co/JGKnU8mdmr
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had also highlighted the media report on Wednesday and urged the government and the commission concerned to take immediate action on it.