Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel meets family members of Una incident victims
20 July 2016,
Somnath: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Wednesday met family members of the victims of Una incident where Dalit youths were brutally beaten up for allegedly skinning a cow in Gir Somnath district on July 11.
Following the violence in the state, the Dalit rights organisations had called for state-wide shutdown in Gujarat in protest against the brutal thrashing in Una.
According to reports, after the bandh call, few incidents of stone-pelting and road blockade have been reported.
Amidst the violence, Congress party on Wendesday announced that party vice president Rahul will pay a visit to the violence hit areas. Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is also likely to visit Una on Thursday.
Earlier, during the day, both the Houses of the Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha had witnessed uproar over the Una incident.