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Jammu: Hundreds of activists of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today staged protests against the minister of state for external affairs General V K Singh’s remark comparing the killing of two Dalit toddlers to stones thrown at a dog.
Early morning BSP activists, mostly from the Dalit section converged at Vikram Chowk and took out a rally to protest the former army chief’s dog remark, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. The protesters shouting slogans aganst VK Singh and Prime Minister Narinder Modi passed through different areas before reaching Jewel Chowk, where the senior leaders addressed the gathering.
The former army chief had made the remarks during a meeting at Ghaziabad, a day after two Dalit children were burnt alive by upper-caste men in Faridabad.
“For everything…like if somebody throws a stone at a dog, then the government is responsible…it is not like that,” he had said.