"In Dadri to meet Mohammad Akhlaq's family," he tweeted after meeting them. The Congress twitter handle also put out pictures of Rahul interacting with the family members of the deceased. Gandhi also met other villagers and asked them about the incident.

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"Congress VP Rahul Gandhi in Dadri meeting Mohammad Akhlaq's family," the party twitter handle INC India said. The Congress has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his 'silence' and condemn the Dadri lynching incident.

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Iqlakh was beaten to death and his 22-year-old son Danish critically injured by a 200-strong mob which had barged into their house on Monday night following rumours that the family had consumed beef. Cow slaughter is banned in Uttar Pradesh.

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