Anurag Thakur on Manipur Violence: Manipur has been burning in the fire of violence since May 3. On July 19, a video of two Manipur women being paraded naked and sexually assaulted went viral. Due to which there is ruckus in the monsoon session of the Parliament. Meanwhile, Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday (July 23) appealed to the opposition parties with folded hands to join the debate on the issue.
Anurag Thakur also urged the opposition not to politicize the issue of atrocities against women in the northeastern state. Opposition parties have planned a joint protest in Parliament on Monday (July 24) over the situation in Manipur.
Opposition is demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Opposition parties are demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament before starting the discussion on this issue. The government is insisting that Home Minister Amit Shah will speak on this issue, not the Prime Minister. Anurag Thakur said, “Atrocities against women are painful, no matter which state the victim is from.” It is the responsibility of the state to stop such incidents. We want that there should be a good discussion on this in the House, in which all political parties take part. No one should run away from debate.
Should be included in the discussion – Anurag Thakur
BJP leader Anurag Thakur said, “I request the opposition with folded hands not to run away from the discussion.” He said that the opposition should not politicize such issues and should participate in the discussion in Parliament. The monsoon session of Parliament began on 20 July.
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