Bharatiya Janata Party Condemns Pragya Thakur’s Godse Remark, Removes Her From Defence Panel
BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur was removed from the consultative committee of the defense ministry today (Thursday) and she has been banned from attending any of the parliamentary meetings of the ruling party a day after her controversial statement where she described Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as a patriot in parliament. She is always seen on news for this type of comment. A repeat offender, Pragya Thakur has done it before but this time, the outrageous comments were made in Lok Sabha.
Now BJP is under more pressure to expel the terror accused who calls herself a Sadhvi and is known for shooting her mouth off.
Rajnath Singh said condemning his party MP on record in Lok Sabha today “Not just calling Godse a Desh bhakt (patriot), but we condemn even such thinking. Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology is relevant now as much as it was before,”
The BJP had also denounced the remarks and declared that Pragya Thakur would be dropped from the parliamentary committee on defense headed by Rajnath Singh. JP Nadda BJP’s working president said, “We have decided that Pragya Singh Thakur will be removed from the consultative committee of defense, and in this session, she will not be allowed to participate in BJP parliamentary party meetings,”
MP Shashi Tharoor said, what will happen by not allowing her in any of the parliamentary party meetings? MP Shashi Tharoor Also criticized (BJP) for giving her ticket & brought her to the parliament, She should also not be allowed to sit in parliament at all till she apologizes.
Sadhvi Pragya Thakur claimed in a tweet that she had only reacted to an insult to revolutionary Udham Singh. “Storm of lies becomes so big at times that even day appears to be night but the sun does not lose its light. People should not be swayed by this storm. Truth is that I did not tolerate the insult to Udham Singh yesterday,” she tweeted in Hindi.
For very first-time MP from Bhopal made the Godse comment during a discussion on the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday, when DMK’s A Raja was referring to a statement by Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin in court. As protests erupted in the house, BJP members asked Pragya Thakur to sit down.
Later, pressed to clarify her remarks, Pragya Thakur told reporters, “Listen to what I said first. I’d reply tomorrow.”