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Pragya Thakur should be expelled from BJP: Nitish Kumar

IANS  |  Patna 

BJP on Sunday lashed out at candidate Sadhvi for her statement in favour of assassin Nathuram and demanded the party to expel her.

Pragya Thakur, who is a Malegaon blast accused, spurred a row and drew flak after she lauded the killer of and called him a "patriot".

"The BJP should take action against her. She should be expelled from the party for what she had stated," told media here after casting his vote in the final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

"The BJP should think about such comments. We condemn such remarks," he said.

Thakur is contesting from in against senior

Thakur had earlier too, created controversy after she claimed that 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare, who died fighting against terrorist in Mumbai, lost his life because he tortured the BJP in jail.



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First Published: Sun, May 19 2019. 13:38 IST