NEW DELHI: Prime MinisterNarendra Modion Friday said that Bhopal Pragya Thakur, for the party candidate, has apologized even though he has forgiveness and others who have been forgiven by him for hard work. spoken out of turn
“Whatever has been said about Mahatma Gandhi is terrible (bhayankar) wrong. It is despicable Such language is not acceptable in civil society Whoever you think about 100 times They have apologized But I will not be able to forgive from my heart, “Modi told a TV channel.
The Prime Minister’s intervention, intended to contain the backlash against the controversial Sadhvi’s comments that Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse was a “patriot” and BJP MPs Anant Hegde and Nalin Kateel by similar comments, for the campaigning of Madhya Pradesh 59 Lok Sabha seats ended
Congress leaderDigvijaya Singh said, “This was oursatyagraha(protest) against the term that the Congress used by Hindu terror.”
Shah also said on Twitter that “they have withdrawn their statements and also apologized. However, their remarks are against the decorum of public life and BJP and also against the party’s ideology. Taking serious note of his remarks, the party has decided to send them to the disciplinary committee. “
These people have returned their statements and apologized too. Yet the dignity of the public life and the Bharatiya Janata Party and … https://t.co/IVI3WIhusc
– Chowkidar Amit Shah (@AmitShah)1558074851000
Shah’s comments came at a press conference in New Delhi on Friday evening where the Prime Minister was also present but did not answer media queries.
26/11 martyrHemant Karkareand on her alleged participation in Babri Masjid’s demolition, left the BJP brass squirming after her remarks on the Mahatma on Thursday. She had been repeatedly asked to watch her words as soon as the party did not hesitate to use her as a campaigner.
BJP leaders pointed out that the comments running down Gandhi and praising his killer ran fully counter to the emphasis on the government’s campaign on the “Father of the Nation”. Last year, the government had launched two-year-long celebrations to mark its 150th birth anniversary.
On Friday, Thakur was asked to stay away from party events. The Malegaon terror blast accused had reached Burhanpur to participate in a road show for party colleague Nand Kumar Chauhan, pitted against Congress candidate Arun Yadav in Khandwa Lok Sabha constituency. However, the party asked him to avoid public engagement, after which he did not
On Thursday, in response to a question over actor-turned-politicianKamal Haasan‘s remark that free India’s first extremist was a Hindu, Pragya said, “Nathuram Godse deshbhakt (patriot), he is a deshbhakt. “Pragya later apologized and retracted the statement.
Shah, however, lashed out at Congress over “Hindutva cases”. “Congress compromised on the country’s security for vote-bank politics,” he said. “Some people were caught in the Samjhauta Express case, the CBI said they were linked with the LeT. American agencies also supported this (But) a fake case ofsaffronterror was made in which all have been acquitted, “Shah said.
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