New Delhi :
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday blamed the Rajasthan government over the death of a man after a "brutal and senseless attack" by cow vigilantes in Alwar, terming it a "shocking breakdown of law and order".
The Congress vice president alleged that if a person differs from the vision of Narendra Modi and RSS, he has no place in India.
"When government abdicates its responsibility and allows lynch mobs to rule, tragedies of immense proportion happen.Shocking breakdown of law&order in Alwar," he said in a tweet.
Anybody who doesn't listen to & agree with Narendra Modi and RSS has no place in India, that's their vision: Rahul Gandhi on Alwar incident pic.twitter.com/QpjYBeaM7p— ANI (@ANI_news) April 6, 2017
He also hoped the government would take stern action against those responsible. "We expect Government to take strict action against those responsible for this brutal and senseless attack...All right thinking Indians must condemn this blind brutality," he said on Twitter.
55-year-old Pehlu Khan died at a hospital in Alwar district on Monday after allegedly being beaten by a group of cow vigilantes. The incident took place on Saturday when 16 people were allegedly transporting bovine animals from Jaipur to Haryana. The police yesterday arrested three persons in connection with the case.