PTI | Updated: Oct 21, 2019, 20: 18 IST
- Pragya Thakur known as Mahatma Gandhi rashtraputra (son of the nation) bask in loads of other icons of outdated and medieval India
- The direct Congress lost no time in blasting Thakur and the BJP for her remarks on the Father of the Nation, terming them as insulting
BHOPAL: BJP Member of Parliament Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, known for making controversial remarks, has kicked up another row by addressingMahatma Gandhias “son of the nation” fairly than the “Father of the Nation”.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a programme of Railways on Sunday, theBhopalMP known as Mahatma Gandhi rashtraputra (son of the nation) bask in loads of other icons of outdated and medieval India.
The ruling Congress slammed Thakur for her remarks on Mahatma Gandhi, who is revered as Father of the Nation, and talked about the description presentations her disrespect for the legendary independence circulate chief.
She talked about, Gandhi ji Rashtraputra hai, Gandhi ji is Dhara Ke Putra Hai, Ram Is Dhara Ke Putra Hai,Maharana Pratap, Shivaji Maharaj Is Dhara Ke Putra Hai, Desh Ke liye Jisne Sarahniya Karya Kiya Hai, Nishchit Roop Se Wo Hamare Liye Aadarniya Hai, Ham Unke Kadmo Par Chalte Hai.
“(Gandhi ji is son of the nation. Gandhi ji is son of this land. Lord Ram, Maharana Pratap, Shivaji Maharaj are sons of this land. These that did commendable work for the nation are legit for us, we be aware their path).”
The first-time MP changed into asked why she passed over the BJPs `Gandhi Sankalp Yatra’ organised to price the 150th delivery anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
In Might maybe maybe this twelve months, theHindutvaactivist had known as Mahatma Gandhi’s assassinNathuram Godsea “patriot”.
Because the assertion created an uproar and left the BJP pink-confronted, Thakur, a key accused within theMalegaonblast case, apologised and swiftly withdrew the comment.
The direct Congress lost no time in blasting Thakur and the BJP for her remarks on the Father of the Nation, terming them as insulting.
This presentations BJPs hypocrisy. On the one hand, they are keeping processions claiming to verbalize their admire for Mahatma Gandhi and on the different, their MP is showing disrespect to this tall chief, who is admired internationally, talked about direct Congress spokesman Pankaj Chaturvedi.
Chaturvedi talked about, The nation loves Mahatma Gandhi and addresses him as the Father of the Nation with admire and he would maybe well also simply quiet be addressed bask in that.
Thakur had additionally made controversial remarks in opposition to 26/11 hero Hemant Karkare.
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