Badaun (UP): Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan today met the family members of the two gangrape and murder victims in Badaun and assured them that he would take up their demands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and raise them in the Union Cabinet.
Slamming the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh, he questioning why the Chief Minister had failed to turn up at the village and visit the victims' families.
He also wondered whether this pointed to some “collusion” between the state government and the accused.
Paswan was accompanied by his son Chirag Paswan, who has been elected to Lok Sabha and is the party's Parliamentary Board chairman.
Chirag said that while it is understandable to some extent if the state government is not able to provide electricity and water supply, the minimum that it can do is to provide security.