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Comparing Hindutva with ISIS is factually wrong: Ghulam Nabi Azad

The senior Congress leader Khurshid has compared Hindutva to radical terrorist groups like "ISIS and Boko Haram".

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Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad at Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament
Khurshid's new book explored the Supreme Court's landmark judgement on the Ayodhya dispute.

Referring to former Union Minister Salman Khurshid's new book on the Ayodhya verdict, Congress veteran on Thursday said comparing with and Jihadist Islam is factually wrong and an exaggeration.

Taking to Twitter, Azad said, "In Salman Khurshid's new book, we may not agree with as a political ideology distinct from the composite culture of Hinduism, but comparing with and Jihadist Islam is factually wrong and an exaggeration."

On Wednesday, Khurshid got embroiled in controversy for "defaming and comparing Hindusim with terrorism" in his recent book "Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood in Our Times".

Khurshid's new book explored the Supreme Court's landmark judgement on the Ayodhya dispute.

The senior Congress leader Khurshid has compared Hindutva to radical terrorist groups like "and Boko Haram".

All these developments come in just months before Uttar Pradesh is slated to go for assembly elections in 2022.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, November 12 2021. 07:45 IST
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