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Tejashwi Yadav supports Kamal Haasan, says killer of Gandhi 'way more than terrorist'

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Rashtriya (RJD) on Monday supported for his statement against saying, the killer of the father of the nation was 'much more than a terrorist'.

"The person who killed is way more than a terrorist, he has said nothing wrong," Yadav told reporters here in Gaya.

had stirred a controversy by asserting that first terrorist in independent was 'a Hindu, his name is ' The of political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam was campaigning in Aravakurichi of when he made the remarks.

"I am not saying this because many Muslims are here. I am saying this in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue. The first terrorist in independent is a Hindu, his name is Nathuram Godse," Haasan said.

Giriraj Singh, on the other hand, slammed Haasan for his statement stating that he had started speaking in Congress' language and alleged that he was trying to falsely accuse Hindus.

"has joined the league of and other people who speak in the language of The ones who invented terms like Hindu terror, saffron terror. Hindus give and water to even ants and trees, his statement is pathetic," Singh had said in

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 18:13 IST