New Delhi: The Youth Congress staged a protest outside the Bharatiya Janata Party Headquarters here on Sunday over Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd.) VK Singh's controversial 'dog' remark on the recent incident in Sunpedh, a village in Faridabad, where two Dalits kids were burnt alive allegedly by upper caste Rajputs.
"We protest because the murder of two young children and after that the comment made by the minister is against our heritage and culture," Palash Das, one of the protestors, said.
General (Retd.) Singh, who is the Bharatiya Janata Party's MP from Ghaziabad, had while attempting to delink the Centre over the killing of two Dalit kids said the government is blamed even if a stone is pelted at a dog.
The former army chief's statement drew sharp criticism.