"Union Minister Once Said Worshiping Godse Is Acceptable": Congress MP
Saturday, November 30, 2019, 7:48 AM
Many members of the ruling BJP "silently" support its MP Pragya-Thakur over her remark in which she called Mahatma-Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a patriot, Congress-MP Gaurav Gogoi claimed on Friday, a day after her party censured her for the comment that has kicked-up a-massive-controversy. Gogoi also alleged Union-Minister Prahlad Singh Patel had said inside parliament earlier this year that "worshipping Nathuram Godse is acceptable".
"Not Elected To Clean Toilets": Pragya Thakur On BJP Worker's Complaint
Monday, July 22, 2019, 8:15 PM
Pragya Singh Thakur, first-time BJP-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh, was admonished by her party for her comment that she "wasn't elected to get drains and toilets cleaned". Sources say BJP's working-president JP Nadda disapproved of the comments and told the controversial-politician to refrain from such utterances. Many saw the statement as arrogant and at odds with PM Modi's "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" or clean India mission.
"Godse Killed Gandhi, Pragya Killed His Soul", Says Kailash Satyarthi
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7:34 PM
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi today hit out at BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur for her comment that Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, was a "deshbhakt (patriot)". The 65-year-old child rights activist posted a message on Twitter warning the nation that comments by people like Pragya Thakur were "killing the soul of India".