Demolishing houses of poor is the truth of BJP's 'anyay kaal': Priyanka Gandhi

01:43 PM Feb 29, 2024 | PTI |

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday attacked the BJP over the razing of the house of a rat-hole miner who was part of the Silkyara tunnel rescue operation, saying demolishing the houses of the poor and humiliating them is the truth of the BJP’s “anyay kaal”.


Several houses, including that of Wakeel Hassan, feted for saving with his team of rat-hole miners 41 workers trapped in Uttarkashi’s Silkyara tunnel in November last year, were razed in a demolition drive carried out by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in Khajoori Khas area on Wednesday.

In a post on X, Vadra shared a video of Hassan’s wife in which she is heard saying that her husband was the hero of Uttarkashi whom everyone respected and in exchange for that honour, “they took away my house”.


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