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Perfect representation of BJP's deplorable hate politics: Cong on Pragya's Godse remark


Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Congress on Wednesday reacted sharply over BJP MP Pragya Thakur referring to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a "deshbhakt" during a debate in Lok Sabha, saying it is a perfect representation of the ruling party's "deplorable hate politics".
"Repeatedly referring to Nathuram Godse as a 'deshbhakt' is a perfect representation of BJP's deplorable hate politics. Will PM Modi condemn Pragya Thakur's remarks or continue to stay silent?" the Congress said on its official Twitter handle.
When DMK member A Raja cited a statement of Godse on why he killed Mahatma Gandhi during a discussion on the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, Thakur interrupted and said, "You cannot give example of a deshbhakt.

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First Published: Nov 27 2019 | 7:05 PM IST

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