Congress and TMC raise issue of attacks on Indians in USA in Lok Sabha

It was the Congress that had given adjournment notice in Lok Sabha seeking discussion on the entire sordid affair.

The Opposition parties, Congress and TMC, upped the ante against the Central government on the issue of attacks on Indians in USA as the Parliament's Budget Session resumed on Thursday.

It was the Congress that had given adjournment notice in Lok Sabha seeking discussion on the entire sordid affair.

"Attacks on Indians in the US have increased ever since the new President took charge. Our PM tweets on everything, but why is he silent on the attacks on Indians in the USA?" said Congress party leader in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge.

TMC MPs, who had also staged a protest near Gandhi statue inside the Parliament complex, raised their voices too on this matter in Lok Sabha.

"This is the result of a persistent hate campaign against Indians in America after the new government came to power there. Aren't we going to take steps to stop this hate campaign against Indians?" said TMC MP Saugata Roy.

He added that the opposition hopes that the Central government will show the courage to stand up against the hate campaign carried out by misguided people against Indians in US.

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