New Delhi, May 16, 2019-
After the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur called Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, a “deshbhakt” (patriot), the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday accused the BJP of “destroying the country beyond repair”.
In a statement, the AAP said the entire country was in a state of shock at the latest statement of terror accused Thakur praising Godse.
“Who could have ever imagined that Indians would ever hear Godse being praised by a mainstream political party and that too India’s ruling party,” AAP said.
Stating that the BJP is destroying the country beyond repair, the AAP said, “All democratic-minded countrymen need to understand this danger before it’s too late.”
The AAP condemned Thakur’s statement and questioned as to why the BJP was “not expelling her from the party”. (Agency)