Uttarakhand chief minister, Harish Rawat, visit injured BJP MP, Tarun Vijay, in hospital

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Uttarakhand chief minister, Harish Rawat, visited Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tarun Vijay in the hospital on Saturday.

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Vijay was attacked by a mob after he visited a temple in Chakrata yesterday along with a Dalit leader.

Rawat, according to ANI, assured that strict action will be taken in the matter, adding that nobody whatsoever can be stopped from going to a temple as God belongs to all.

“The DM and SSP are on the way to the spot of the crime. The commissioner will give me a firsthand report and we will take stringent action accordingly. People’s rights should be recognised and nobody can be stopped from going to a temple as God belongs to all,” Rawat told the media here before meeting Vijay.

The mob had pelted stones on Vijay when he stepped out of the temple on Friday.

The police team present there rescued the Uttarakhand MP and the Dalit leaders who sustained minor injuries, Kumar said, adding Vijay was taken to a hospital and his condition is stated to stable.

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