While addressing Lok Sabha Union minister Smriti Irani gave an emotional speech and replied strongly to all the allegations by the opposition. She also said it was painful to see how Rohith Vemula’s suicide was politicized and the justice was sidelined.
Smriti Irani also said that ‘Nobody allowed a doctor to examine Rohith Vemula after suicide, the medical attention was delayed and the body was kept hidden till 6:30 because they wanted politics and not justice.’
Smriti Irani further stated that Omar Khalid misled the JNU administration saying that it was just a poetry reading event. I have said it time and again that education should not be turned into a battleground
She also raised questions over Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Hyderabad university campus asking ‘ Why Rahul went to one place twice? he went there because he saw a political opportunity there.’
Smriti Irani also blasted Communist leaders over celebration of Maheshasura martyrdom day. In this 50 minutes speech she discussed many other burning issues.
Watch Smriti Irani’s full speech here: