Dalit outfit to send 16-ft-long soap to Adityanath to ‘clean himself’

The soap will be displayed at a public function in Ahmedabad on June 9 before it is packed and sent to Adityanath in Lucknow.

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published:June 3, 2017 4:16 am
yogi adityanath, up cm, uttar pradesh news, indian express Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. (Source: PTI)

Days AFTER Dalits in Kushinagar district of UP were given soap and a sachet of shampoo to “clean themselves” before meeting Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a newly formed Dalit outfit in Gujarat has said that it will prepare a 16-ft-long soap and send it to Adityanath so that he can bath with it before meeting Dalits.

The outfit, Dr Ambedkar Vechan Pratibandh Samiti (Committee for Ban on Marketing of Dr Ambedkar), made the announcement here on Thursday.

“The attitude of Yogi Adiyanath indicates his manuvadi (casteist) approach. He needs to cleanse himself of these impurities,” Kirit Rahtod and Kantilal Parmar, members of the samiti, said. The duo have been associated with Ahmedabad-based NGO, Navsarjan, that fights for Dalit rights.

The soap will be displayed at a public function in Ahmedabad on June 9 before it is packed and sent to Adityanath in Lucknow.

According to Rahtod and Parmar, the soap will be prepared by a woman from the balmiki community, considered to be the lowest rung within the Dalit community. They did not explain why the soap would be 16 feet long. The outfit has also planned to meet Dalit MLAs and MPs from Gujarat and give them a set of questionnaires asking, among other things, the reason behind their “silence” on atrocities against Dalits ever since the BJP came to power.

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    Lovely
    Jun 7, 2017 at 7:56 pm
    Yogi does not trust his babus, officials and ministers. Slowly, Yogi is fai .
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      Lovely
      Jun 7, 2017 at 3:46 pm
      Without Dalits, upper caste Hindus will weaken Hinduism. So Dalit empowerment is necessary.
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        SubbuI
        Jun 5, 2017 at 1:47 am
        Send gallons of concentrated H2SO4 to NAGPUR RSS ADDA to clean their dirty mentality and MANUWADIS Polocys.
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          Avnish
          Jun 4, 2017 at 4:44 pm
          Unnecessary controversy! People just want smething to comment on...sme people hve vry low lifestyle irrespective evn after hvig the facility. Nobody couldnt stand a stinky or dirty person. Yogis team must have visited before he could & mst have found people dirty. So wts wrong in asking them to be clean before meeting CM? Yogi is yogi n yogis live a clean lifestyle & to be clean u jst need water but sme people dont want to as they r use to it. His team has not insulted dalit but just have given instructions. Important is solving thier problem which he is concerned..rest is upto people how they want to take it. Eg:- where he had been they r nt gifting him 16 ft soap but people of gujarat are doing it 😂
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            saba nishat
            Jun 4, 2017 at 2:27 pm
            Well done... appreciate the approach of the vulnerability...
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              Isher Singh.
              Jun 4, 2017 at 2:06 pm
              Not only the yogi but all these rss,bjp, bajrang dal,gau rakshak ,shiv Sena, hidu mahasabha etc. Also need the same treatment. Can we
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                Rajendra Mahawar
                Jun 4, 2017 at 7:35 am
                Soap should be used to remove atrocities on castes against deprived Hindus,which can makes Hindu as simbol of the human.
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                  Moh
                  Jun 4, 2017 at 2:36 am
                  Hhhbhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhbbhh h
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