Rajnath Singh lauded the contribution of Dalit community to the country saying, "from Maharshi Valmiki's Ramayana and Maharshi Vyas's Mahabharat to Ambedkar's Constitution, Dalits have contributed immensely to the country."
Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi, during a press conference here, said Sitharaman's recent statement has "conclusively proved that this is a government of the suited-booted, for the suited-booted and by the suited-booted".
Chouhan also mocked the gathering of opposition leaders at Saturday's Kolkata rally as "bhanumati ka kunaba" (marriage of convenience), saying there was no unanimity over a common leader among the parties planning the 'mahagathbandhan'.
Sheila Dikshit said that Congress was fast regaining its lost ground in the national capital, and ruled out any possibility of an electoral understanding with the AAP for the Lok Sabha polls, calling the party as "very unreliable".
The police were informed about the incident by zoo officials, who had recovered his body from the enclosure before it arrived. The body was taken to the Civil Hospital Derabassi where he was declared brought dead.