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Cong broke all norms pertaining to respect and regard for judiciary: Naqvi

Press Trust of India  |  Rampur (UP) 

Abbas today lashed out at the opposition for criticising the Masjid blast case verdict, and said the has broken all the norms pertaining to respect and regard for judiciary".

Talking to PTI here, the said, "Court verdicts have never been criticised before, but a new trend has been initiated by the which is not acceptable.

A special court yesterday acquitted right-wing activist and four others in the 2007 Hyderabad Masjid blast, which left nine people killed.

During the rule, terrorists and anti-national elements were tried and sentenced or acquitted but the court verdicts were never criticised. Now, when people belonging to the majority community have been acquitted, the Congress, to gain political mileage, dared to criticise the judiciary," he said, adding that Muslim appeasement had been the most favoured agenda of the

He said that had taken the initiative to free the country's from the quagmire of opportunism, nepotism and loot.

He also took a swipe at and said that decades of rule had revealed that "it was solely dominated by a family".

"Modi has launched a political agenda to drag out the from the morass of opportunism, nepotism, and looting government exchequer to personal and own political interests," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 18:55 IST
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