The Modi government seems will have to fight two unusual battles. While there has been an out break of the Zika virus, the other is an alleged attack on migrants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, that is forcing the migrants to leave Gujarat.
Now Congress MLA Alpesh Thakur has denied allegation that he is liable for creating tensions and spreading enmity between Gujrati and Non-Gujrati after a rape of a 14-year-old girl in Sabarkantha district of the State.
In the last few days, reports of attack on non-Gujrati speaking individuals are coming from several corners of the State. Over 5,000 police personnel are deployed in Ahmedabad alone and also the government is repeatedly assuring the victims of the attack that the administration is with them.
In spite of the assurance the attacks on non-Gujrati populace is largely unrestrained.
The main victim of these kind of attacks are—people from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
Who for saving their families and nearest one are heading towards their native place. Besides physical assault some hate speeches havr been spread via WhatsApp and other social sites.
Giving an interview to news agency ANI Alpesh said, “This is unfortunate. We never advocated any violence or enmity. We are advocating peace over violence. All Indians are safe in Gujrat.
DGP of Gujrat police Shuvanand Jha said that some individuals were intentionally spreading enmity against the people of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on social media platform. We have alerted cyber cell to stay watchful and nab such individuals.
A police source said about hundred cases have been registered and many are arrested for security basis. Investigation is going on.
When Gujrat is suffering from enmity among two community the Zika has spread its sting in Rajasthan. Prompt reaction has however, come from the Prime Minister Office (PMO). In total 22 positive affected patient have been reported.
The State government has taken serious measures to fight the incident.