However, he didn’t stop at that and he went onto add, "If someone throws stones at a dog, the government is not responsible."

After dog analogy over Dalit killings VK Singh says those journalists should be sent to mental asylum
news V K Singh Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 15:53

After popularizing the term ‘presstitutes’ in India for describing journalists, General VK Singh, MoS in the Union Government, has now said that journalists who apparently ‘quoted him out of context’ need to be treated in a mental asylum.

The controversial leader came under massive media scrutiny and incurred the opposition’s wrath after he suggested that the government can’t be held responsible for two Dalit children being killed in Faridabad on Wednesday.

However, he didn’t stop at that and went onto add, "If someone throws stones at a dog, the government is not responsible."

This led to a series of criticisms against Singh from the opposition and general public alike, with #SackVKSingh trending on social media.

He tweeted saying he didn’t mean to create an analogy between the Dalit community and dogs. He also tried using the patriotism card and said that he had served the Indian army for the people of the whole nation irrespective of their race and religion.

Later, speaking to ANI to clarify his position, he said that two unrelated sentences were put together by journalists. He added that 'those journalists' should leave the profession and get treated in a mental asylum in Agra.  

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