Lynching incidents make my blood boil: Priyanka Gandhi

"It makes me furious, it makes my blood boil when I see these things on TV and the Internet. It makes me furious. And I think it should make every right thinking Indian's blood boil," Priyanka told a local news channel.  

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 2, 2017 8:39 pm
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In the wake of growing cases of mob lynching in the country, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has said such incidents make her blood boil. “It makes me furious, it makes my blood boil when I see these things on TV and the Internet. It makes me furious. And I think it should make every right thinking Indian’s blood boil,” Priyanka told India Today when asked whether she was on the same page as her mother Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and President Pranab Mukherjee on the issue of lynching. She was speaking at the sidelines of an event of the launch of a commemorative publication by National Herald.

Addressing the same event, President Mukherjee said, “When mob frenzy becomes so high, irrational and uncontrollable, we have to pause and reflect. Are you vigilant enough. I am not talking of vigilantism. I am talking about whether we are vigilant enough proactively to save the basic tenets of our time.”

Meanwhile, Sonia Gandhi said the “inclusive conception” of the country was “under attack” and that the nation was facing a great challenge in the form “domestic misrule”.

Recently, thousands of people across the country took to the streets under the tagline “Not in My Name” to protest against a string of mob lynching incidents in the country. The lynching of 15-year-old Junaid Khan in a Mathura-bound train last week was the genesis of the latest flashpoint.

With PTI inputs

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    Jul 3, 2017 at 10:41 pm
    Congress party PM Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi perpetrated the Sikh m a s s acre in 1984. Lot of people were k i l l e d by Congi's. They were the enforcers of law.
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      g
      Jul 3, 2017 at 10:38 pm
      Congress party Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi perpetrated the Sikh m a s s acre in 1984. Lot of people were k i l l e d by Congi's.
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        Sriram Kalpathi
        Jul 3, 2017 at 7:14 pm
        During the rule of each Prime Minister since Independence,we have come across different characteristics features. Some intelligent,some very brave,some very mild,some eccentrics,some very simple and truthful like Shastri. Today,we see violence perpetuated slyly behind the back of the common man by so called upright leaders.God save the Nation.
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          Ramesh Chand
          Jul 3, 2017 at 5:41 pm
          Only to divert public attention.These so called congis are worst than changez Khan.They born to anti Indian fellow kick them to khabaristhan
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            Jai hind
            Jul 3, 2017 at 7:36 pm
            This is the difference between u and congies we common people see. U guys talk with violence . inhuman bruttal and with no kindness for fellowe humans .. We see hatred and division and all negative aspects in ur wirds . works and in ur at ude . arrogance at the peak just for the resson of being in power. Who the he ll are u to kick then out of inidia ... If u and herseld were called in public to vote out and ssk them who shouldbbe kicked out .. Its u who is going o be voted out .... So realize u dont deserve to boast out such langusge u moron .. Start loving human....
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            V R
            Jul 3, 2017 at 3:11 pm
            Please see, how happy is Priyanka to say that " lynching incidents make her blood boil". Very good gesture. Keep it up.
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              Malkit Singh Rehnsi
              Jul 3, 2017 at 2:56 pm
              Respected Priyanka Vadra Jee, Now your blood is boiling after innocent killings which are done by cow vigilantes supported by the ruling party BJP/RSS. My blood was also boiling when my own relatives and friends were killed by your own Congress goons duly supported by the same RSS people in 1984. and justice is totally denied. Respected Madam, this game of killing of innocent was sponsored by our father Shri Rajiv Gandhi Jee. At that time had no remorse at all. Justice was denied to Sikhs as Delhi Police, investigation agencies enquiry commissions, courts from lower to highest were under pressure and ordered by your father not to file any complaint against the rioters resulting they are still roaming free. Widows of 1984 are still crying for justice. Although I know you were very young at that time, it would be better if you come out to give justice to widows also.B ers are committed by your own Congress party and now it is turn of BJP to kill innocent minorities.
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                mk
                Jul 3, 2017 at 2:43 pm
                Priyanka, do you remember 3000 sikhs were lynched in 1984 with order of your father Rajiv Gandhi. Till date no one is punished. You must apologise for it before commenting.
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                  Ravindra Sharma
                  Jul 3, 2017 at 8:42 am
                  Priyanka , a poor lady ! Your blood boils only for Vadra , Babar's heirs and barbarians , not for India , and Indian origin religions and you are not at fault because this is in your blood inherited by your NANI who worships Babar's Tomb in the midst of a night .
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                    Jhon
                    Jul 3, 2017 at 5:19 pm
                    You would have not been existed if Babar and his heirs kept the same hatred against your ancestors as you keep for their people. Check with your ancestors how well they were treated in the court of Mughals.
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                      Jul 3, 2017 at 11:02 pm
                      Slave dynasty | dhimmi | Jizya | destruction of temple to build tombs and mosques
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