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Congress's Salman Khurshid's "Hindutva" Remark In Book Sparks Controversy

Congress's Salman Khurshid's 'Hindutva' Remark In Book Sparks Controversy

The BJP has demanded that Salman Khurshid be sacked from the Congress.

New Delhi:

Senior Congress chief Salman Khurshid had landed in controversy over his new e book on Ayodhya. A Delhi-based lawyer has filed a grievance towards him, accusing the 68-year-old of evaluating “Hindutva” with radical Islamic terror teams. Forward of subsequent 12 months’s elections in 5 states, the BJP has additionally focused the Congress, accusing it of taking part in “communal politics” to get Muslim votes. The BJP has additionally demanded that Salman Khurshid be sacked from the Congress and that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi clarify the assertion “if she respects Hindus”.

A passage in Mr Khurshid’s new e book, ”Dawn Over Ayodhya: Nationhood in Our Occasions”, learn: “Sanatan Dharma and classical Hinduism recognized to sages and saints have been being pushed apart by a sturdy model of Hindutva, by all requirements a political model just like the jihadist Islam of teams like ISIS and Boko Haram of current years”.

Highlighting the paragraph, Amit Malviya, the BJP’s IT cell chief, tweeted: “Congress’s Salman Khurshid in his new e book writes that Hindutva is just like the jihadist Islamist teams like ISIS and Biko Haram. What else can we count on from somebody whose celebration coined the time period Saffron terror simply to attract equivalence with Islamic jihad, to get Muslim votes?”

BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia mentioned the e book is hurting non secular sentiment within the nation. “Hinduism was in comparison with ISIS and Boko Haram. Why is the Congress celebration doing this whereas staying in India? Congress is weaving an online like a spider towards Hindus… All this occurs on the behest of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. Earlier, the time period ‘Hindu terrorism’ was invented within the Congress workplace”.

Demanding that Mr Khurshid be sacked from the Congress, he mentioned, “If Sonia Gandhi respects Hindus, then she ought to come out and clarify it. In the event you stay silent, then it will likely be clear that your ideology can also be towards Hindus”.

“Because of the politics of hatred of Congress, the general public will train a lesson within the meeting elections to be held in 5 states subsequent 12 months,” he added.

In his grievance, advocate Vineet Jindal mentioned the assertion is “stirring enraged feelings among the many Hindu faith followers “.

Calling it a “misuse” of the constitutional proper to free speech, Mr Jindal’s grievance learn: “The contents of the assertion made by the accused, declare Hinduism to be equal to ISIS and Boko haram, that are terrorist teams. It’s a fairly aggravating and defamatory assertion for the entire Hindu neighborhood and in addition questions their values and virtues a few society. The equivalence of Hinduism to ISIS and Boko haram is perceived as a damaging ideology Hindus have been following and Hinduism is violent, inhuman and oppressive”.


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