Opposition leader and Congress party member Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday slammed the government for taking action against former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand only after the victim threatened to self immolate her self if her perpetrator walks away.
Priyanka took to twitter and said it was the strength of the public and journalism that Chinmayanand had to arrested, had any of these lacked, the minister would have walked away, FE rpeorts.
“The BJP government is so thick skinned that it did not take action till the rape victim said that she will self immolate herself. This is the strength of the public and of journalism that the SIT had to arrest Chinmayanand,” she said.
“The public has ensured that ‘Beti Bachao’ does not remain in mere slogans but becomes a reality on the ground,” she added.