New Delhi: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday hit out on the Congress and its interim President Sonia Gandhi for his or her stand on Citizenship Modification Act, urging her “not to preach raj dharma.”
Reminding letters written by Ashok Gehlot and Tarun Gogoi advocating citizenship for the persecuted, the BJP requested Sonia Gandhi to introspect.
Re-discovering the phrase ‘Raj dharma’, Prasad requested, “You talked about ‘aar par ki ladai’ from Ram Lila ground. Isn’t that incitement? What kind of Raj dharma is this?”
Commenting on Priyanka Gandhi’s remarks, Prasad accused Gandhis of inciting individuals. “Sonia Gandhi, please don’t preach us Raj dharma. your track record is full of twists and turns for political reasons,” mentioned the Legislation Minister.
He additionally reiterated how the Congress had earlier supported NPR, however which the get together is objecting to now.
Earlier, Congress delegation led by Sonia Gandhi met President Ram Nath Kovind to induce him to take away Amit Shah because the Union Residence Minister for allegedly failing to stop the violence within the nationwide capital.
With out taking names, the BJP chief additionally referred to AAP councilor Tahir hussain’s alleged function in Delhi violence. However he once more harassed that peace has returned to the nationwide capital.
Asking whether or not the Congress condemned statements reminiscent of “cutting off Assam from the rest of India”, Prasad alleged that the Congress performed a component in Delhi violence.
Requested about controversial statements made by sure BJP leaders, the get together disassociated itself from them as soon as once more.
Answering a query on switch of Justice Muralidhar, Prasad who can be the Legislation Minister, repeated that it was “part of the process” and a “routine” switch as per advice of the Supreme Court docket Collegium.
Justice Muralidhar was transferred on Wednesday when he made sturdy observations on alleged hate speeches by politicians.