New Delhi, July 31 : Latching on to BJP MP Udit Raj’s criticism of “so-called protectors” of Hinduism, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today asked him and other Dalit MPs to resign from the party in protest against the “countrywide assault” on the community. “Udit ji and all Dalit MPs of BJP shud resign in protest against countrywide assault on Dalits by BJP goons,” the AAP leader tweeted. Also Read - 'Bengal Maango Toh Cheer Denge': TMC's Madan Mitra Issues Violent Threat To BJP

Yesterday, the Dalit leader had said the Hindu religion is in “danger” not because of conversion but because of its “so-called protectors”. There is no religion in the world where people attack their “own people (from same religion) in the name of the same religion,” he had said, asking “… Why only Dalits come forward whenever atrocities happen against them” (ALSO READ: Arvind Kejriwal attacks Bikram Singh Majithia, vows to create a ‘new Punjab’ ) Also Read - Will Never Bow My Head Before BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee, Calls Saffron Party More Dangerous Than Maoists

There were reports recently that following denial of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at the ancient Badrakaliyamman temple at Nagapattinam, during the Tamil month of Adi, some Dalits had planned to embrace Islam. The Nagapattinam district administration had later denied the report. Also Read - Muslim Actors, Makers Should Write in Affidavits They Won't Insult Hindu Gods: ABAP on Tandav Row