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BJP workers burn effigy of Pitroda for 'hua to hua' remarks

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Scores of BJP workers held a protest demonstration Saturday and burnt an effigy of for his remarks on 1984

Pitroda, a close aide of and Overseas Congress' head, on Thursday said, 'hua to hua' (So what, it happened) about the He made this remark in response to a question on the riots by a newsman in Dharamshala in

He later tendered an apology for the remarks, from which the has distanced itself.

Members of the Sikh community led by BJP Sardar SP staged protest at 'Hint Chowk' in Rajnagar colony here.

Addressing the protesters, said that after the assassination of former Indira Gandhi, broke out and innumerable members of the community were killed.

He alleged that leaders had provoked "the unruly mob against the Sikhs".

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 21:51 IST