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Unlike UP, Punjab and Rajasthan govts not denying rape: Rahul hits out at BJP

IndiaTimes Saturday, 24 October 2020
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has responded to the criticism over visiting Hathras but not meeting rape victim and their families in Punjab, Rajasthan, saying the two states are 'not denying girl was raped', unlike the UP government.
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