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BJP, Congress lash out at Asaram over comments.

Summary: New Delhi/Jaipur: Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu was reported as saying that the Delhi gang-rape victim ...

New Delhi/Jaipur : Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu was reported as saying that the Delhi gang-rape victim should have called her attackers "brothers" and recited the Saraswati mantra to avert the tragedy. This provoked both the ruling Congress and the opposition BJP to lash out at the comments as disturbing and condemnable. Asaram Bapu reportedly said, "The victim is as guilty as her rapists", adding one hand cannot clap.The victim should have "begged" in front of the culprits, he said.

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Publication:Times of Oman (Muscat, Oman)
Geographic Code:9INDI
Date:Jan 8, 2013
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