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Smriti Irani slams opposition for politicising rape

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Friday came out heavily on the Opposition in Parliament, accusing them of politicising rape. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the Minister said that "people who used rape as political weapon in West Bengal panchayat elections are giving sermons," adding "this is not a political issue. I thought that you should have commented when Adhir Ranjan was speaking."

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