Opposition rakes up US racial attacks in Parliament, government calls incidents unfortunate

The opposition raked up the issue of racial attacks against Indians in the United States during the second leg of the budget session of the Parliament. It alleged that the government has failed to provide security to Indians.

The opposition raked up the issue of racial attacks against Indians in the United States during the second leg of the budget session of the Parliament.

It alleged that the government has failed to provide security to Indians.

Even before the session began, Trinamool Congress MPs protested in front of the Gandhi statue at Parliament complex regarding the attack on Indians in the United States.

Inside the Lok Sabha, Congress MP Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of attacks against Indians in the US. "Why is the Modi government silent on the attacks against Indians in the US?", questioned Kharge.

While Biju Janata Dal's Bhartruhari Mahtab said, "We don't know why the Indians are getting killed."

AP Jitendra Singh Reddy, TRS MP from Telagana said, "Donald Trump's statement that America is only for Americans has raised concerns. There are lakhs of Telegu speaking Indians. The whole of Telagana mourned the death of the Indian Techie in US who was killed in a hate crime."

M Thambi Durai, AIADMK said that India should interfere in the matter of the US and address concerns.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh says that the incidents are unfortunate. "We want our Indians to feel secure in US. But since the MEA minister is unwell, we will discuss this issue in detail when she returns."

This comes after three violent attacks against Indians in the US in the last fortnight.

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