Monsoon Session of Parliament: Leaked Congress document focused on targeting Yogi Adityanath

The leaked 32-page Congress document that detailed key issues the opposition party planned to raise in Parliament indicated its strategy to take Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to task for Saharanpur violence.

IANS July 20, 2017 10:03:36 IST
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Leaked Congress document focused on targeting Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi: The leaked 32-page Congress document that detailed key issues the opposition party planned to raise in Parliament indicated its strategy to take Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to task for Saharanpur violence.

Monsoon Session of Parliament Leaked Congress document focused on targeting Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath. PTI

The BJP on Wednesday dubbed the 32-page dossier on cow vigilante lynchings and attacks on Dalits and other issues as a "dossier of disruption" aimed to divide the country on communal lines and disrupt the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament.

A section in the document is headlined: "BJP MP Raghav Lakhanpal and CM Yogi's roles in caste and communal riots in Saharanpur."

Few other sub-heads or "attack points" are: "Tension first started by BJP MP and Yuva Vahini slogans", "Polarisation done by BJP for UP civic polls", "Yogi appointed Superitendent of Police with riot history", "Yogi's promise of law and order is casteist".

The document also talks of "Key issues to be raised in Parliament" -- "Mob Violence and Lynchings: From Akhlaq to Junaid", "Farmers deaths in Madhya Pradesh: Shocking Apathy of Chouhan and Modi Governments", "Cow Vigilantism", and "Indo-China Stand-off in Dokalam".

These are followed by "Inability to address Pakistan Aggressions at the Border", "Goods and Services Tax", "Aadhaar", "MNREGA", "Jobs", "Failures in Education Sector", "Ban of screening of documentary films by I&B Ministry", "Gujarat Government Keeps Zika Cases under Wraps: WHO Report", and others.

Updated Date:

also read

UP Assembly elections: BJP to woo voters by releasing 180-page booklet highlighting its achievements
Politics

UP Assembly elections: BJP to woo voters by releasing 180-page booklet highlighting its achievements

The booklet titled ‘Uttar Pradesh, Kahani Badlav Ki’ has 17 chapters written by some prominent names such as journalist Kanchan Gupta, RSS-affiliated magazine Panchjanya’s editor Hitesh Shankar, author Advaita Kala among others

UP Assembly elections: BJP minister and 4 MLAs’ exit from party puts spotlight on caste equations in the state
Politics

UP Assembly elections: BJP minister and 4 MLAs’ exit from party puts spotlight on caste equations in the state

OBC leader Swami Prasad Maurya, along with MLAs Brijesh Prajapati, Roshan Lal Varma, Vinay Shakya and Bhagwati Sagar, delivered a jolt to the BJP when they announced they were quitting the saffron party ahead of the upcoming elections

Defections hurt BJP’s image in Uttar Pradesh, but to see it losing the Assembly polls is premature
India

Defections hurt BJP’s image in Uttar Pradesh, but to see it losing the Assembly polls is premature

These defections have made the contest tighter than before, but the BJP might still be able to cross the finishing line in a tightly contested election