Poor response to Mevani’s ‘Yuva Hunkar Rally’ in Delhi

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Jan 2018 08:52:30



THE ‘Yuva Hunkar Rally’ by Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, aimed at raising issues like social justice, unemployment and atrocities against Dalits and release of Bhim Army’s founder Chandrashekhar Azad, on Tuesday began to a dull response at Delhi’s Parliament Street.

The rally began here on Tuesday afternoon, amid heavy security deployment, in the presence of Mevani, Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti leader Akhil, Swaraj India Delhi chief Anupam, student leaders Shehla Rashid, Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid, and others. The rally, however, evoked a dull response with barely 400 people attending it.

Addressing the rally, Umar Khalid asked Prime Minister Modi to answer the youth on his promises related to development and employment. We are fighting for our rights, we don’t want hatred. Give youths employment and education,” Khalid said. At the venue of the rally, various supporters were also seen holding placards demanding withdrawal of FIR against Mevani and Khalid.