Sadhvi Pragya apologizes for Godse comments
May 17, 2019
A few hours after she called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "patriot", Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, apologized for her remarks.
BJP star campaigner and Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya kicked up a storm yesterday with her comment saying, "Godse was a patriot, is a patriot, and will always remain one".
She had to apologies later as the opposition party leaders criticized her heavily for the remark and her own party also condemned it.
BJP senior leader from Madhya Pradesh Vinay Sahasrabuddhe later clarified that Sadhvi Pragya had made the remark in "personal capacity".
Earlier an FIR was filed against actor turned politician Kamal Haasan, for his remarks on Nathuram Godse.
Sadhvi Pragya's remarks became the hot topic on social media.
Swara Bhaskerâ€ Verified account tweeted,Swara Bhasker Retweeted MadhuPurnima Kishwar Hindutva right wing is NUTS... there attempts to find some way to defend Godse show their complete lack of any kind of moral compass! Pathetic! "
Umar Khalidâ€Verified account wrote,BJP is the party of real anti-nationals. They don't just field terror accused but also insult those who lived & died for India. Karkare & now Mahatma. Modi handpicked #PragyaSinghThakur precisely for humanizing pure evil. Its a test for us, whom are we with? Gandhi or Godse?