“My Remarks Twisted, Became Known as Terrorist”: Pragya Thakur Amid Godse Row – NDTV News

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“My Remarks Twisted, Became Known as Terrorist”: Pragya Thakur Amid Godse Row – NDTV News


BJP MP Pragya Thakur apologised for calling Mahatma Gandhi’s killer Nathuram Godse a saint

Fresh Delhi:

Pragya Thakur Singh instantaneous parliament this day that her comments were “twisted” by the opposition amid a huge controversy over the BJP MP calling Nathuram Godse a patriot. She apologised for hurting sentiments with her comments. She’s going to apologise again in Lok Sabha. The 49-twelve months-earlier lawmaker furthermore alleged that she had been known as a terrorist by an MP though there used to be no proof in opposition to her.

Pragya Thakur used to be referring to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who had the day before this day stated: “Terrorist Pragya calls terrorist Godse, a patriot. A unhappy day within the historical past of India’s parliament.”

Mr Gandhi had assign out the tweet after an uproar in parliament over the Godse comment; the BJP the day before this day announced Pragya Thakur would be dropped from a parliamentary defence committee and banned from meetings of party MPs.

“It is condemnable the capacity my comment has been attacked with out finding out the principle points and the context. Mahatma Gandhi has contributed immensely to the nation and I truly to find huge appreciate for him. I apologise if I truly to find be troubled any sentiments. However the opposition is distorting my comment,” stated Pragya Thakur.

“A member of the house referred to me as ‘terrorist’. It is an assault on my dignity as a member of parliament and furthermore as a girl. No prices in opposition to me were proven in court. I truly were misquoted and victimised. Or no longer it is derogatory to call me a terrorist. It is illegal to call me a terrorist and whoever has performed this straight insulting the judicial scheme,” she lashed out.

BJP contributors promptly cried “disgrace” at Congress MPs across the house and demanded an apology from Rahul Gandhi.

“Calling a girl and Member of Parliament a terrorist is even worse than the execute of Mahatma Gandhi,” BJP’s Nishikant Dubey stated in parliament. “A privilege motion wishes to be moved in opposition to Rahul Gandhi and he ought to peaceable apologise,” he stated.

“Let them manufacture it. I truly to find made my stand determined,” Mr Gandhi instantaneous reporters outside parliament.

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Rahul Gandhi had assign out the tweet after an uproar in parliament over the Godse comment.

Stung by her aggressive statement, the opposition stated her apology used to be no longer correct ample and shouted slogans of “Down, down Godse” and “Long stay Mahatma Gandhi”.

Speaker Om Birla urged Lok Sabha contributors to lead clear of politics over Mahatma Gandhi.

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