Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Uttar Pradesh’s Unao allegedly raped a 16 year-old girl on 4 June 2017. He was arrested by CBI in April last year.
TDN World Desk: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj’s on Wednesday paid a visit to rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar at Sitapur jail to ” thank him after elections”.
Asked about his visit, Sakshi Maharaj who is an Member of Parliament from Unao, told media,
Our ‘yashasvi’ (renowned) and popular MLA Kuldeep Sengarji is lodged here for quite some time. I thought it appropriate to thank him after the elections.”
However, his visit to the rape accused MLA have drawn criticism from various section of the society.
Raghuram Rajan, the former RBI chief criticized the incident. Sharing the news report he tweeted:
” To all the women who voted BJP: Great Job”.
One twitterati Khushboo, while condemning Sakshi’s deed, sarcastically wrote, ” This is the spirit and charm of politics.”
Another twitterati wrote tagging, Amit Shah, ” Are the rapists innocents? If it is so, erase those provisions related to rape case from IPC (Indian Penal Code)”