Group of 25 young migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh have found refuge in a farm house since Sunday evening after allegedly attack on non-Gujaratis, especially those hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar following the rape of a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district
Banner has been put up by the Kshatriya Thakor Samaj demanding capital punishment for the migrant worker from Bihar accused of allegedly raping a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha on September 28.
“Temporary arrangements have been made for their stay till the situation is under control. We don’t want to disclose these locations.
Parishad formed in 2016 which is based in Ahmedabad, and run by trustees from UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, MP and Haryana. It has 32,000 members with various political affiliations, including the BJP, Congress and SP, according to Thakur.
The workers, who have taken shelter in the farm house, were employed at a snacks manufacturing unit in Dehgam, Gandhinagar. They split into groups of twos and fours on Saturday evening after a mob entered their factory and attacked some of them, warning them to leave Gujarat.