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Glad that today's generation debates in changed perceptional environment: Hegde on Godse

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Union on Friday came out openly backing Nathuram Godse, notwithstanding BJP's condemnation of Sadhvi calling Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram a "true patriot,"

In a tweet, Hegde, known to courting controversies, said he felt that these debates give "good scope for the condemned to be heard upon."

"Am glad that 7 decades later today's generation debates in a changed perceptional environment and gives good scope for the condemned to be heard upon. #NathuramGodse would have finally felt happy with this debate," Hegde tweeted.

On Friday, BJP's candidate, Thakur, created a huge controversy by calling a true patriot, a comment from which her party distanced itself and strongly condemned it. It asked her to publicly apologise for it which she first refused but later complied. She said she did not want to hurt anyone and if anyone felt hurt by her statement she apologised for it.

Not new to controversies, Hegde, in January earlier this year, had said that bought the from Jayasimha, who had actually constructed a Shiv temple--Tejo Mahalaya.

At the same event, he also said that "if a Hindu girl is touched by a hand, then that hand should not exist."

Last year, Hegde had hit out at secular intellectuals, saying the latter does not have an understanding of the difference between a living human being and a dead body.

On Friday, Hegde also attacked on Rahul after the posted a meme on introducing the word 'Modilie'.

"This m***n Rahul is hell bent on proving himself that he is one of his own kind of international idiotic skill master and hence the horizons have extended beyond the boundaries. No one can prevent his growth....Amazing," Hegde tweeted.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 11:05 IST