Political Tourism to Riot-hit Saharanpur by Rahul Gandhi stopped

Saharanpur has been victim of  violence  as some BJP workers and Muslims clashed during Ambedkar Jayanti in April. The Centre has deployed t 400 anti-riot police personnel to Saharanpur to help the state restore normalcy. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was stopped at the border of the district  when he and his delegation including Gulam Nabi Azad, Raj Babbar  tried to visit the violence hit region to meet members of the Dalit community.  The BJP had earlier slammed Rahul for politicising the issue. Rahul Gandhi further said, “Govt has failed on law & order in UP. Everybody in country who is not powerful is scared and this is not the way to run a country.”