The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on July 20, 2016.
THE Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the attack on dalit men which took place in Una of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat. Seven dalit men were assaulted with iron roads for skinning a dead cow, as a result of which they sustained serious injuries. Four of them were paraded in the town.
This brutal attack has led to widespread protests by dalits all over the state which has been met with police repression.