Weekly Current Affairs

Hooliganism going on in name of gau raksha: Gujarat Chief Secretary [Social]

  • Conceding “there is hooliganism going on in the name of self-proclaimed gau raksha samitis” and “we need to be more vigilant”, Gujarat Chief Secretary G R Aloria said that the men who flogged a Dalit family in Una videotaped the July 11 incident “for fun and uploaded it as a show of bravado”.
  • Asked about the Dalit protests raging in Saurashtra and north Gujarat, Aloria told that “social media has helped the Dalit victims of Una to assert themselves”.
  • The FIR has been filed under IPC sections 307 (attempt to muder); 147 (punishment for rioting); 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon); 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object); 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement); 365 (kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person); 395 (punishment for dacoity); 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means); 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (intentional insult).