Efforts on to ‘insult’ Sanatan Dharma, but Rahul Gandhi and Uddhav Thackeray silent: Anurag Thakur

NAGPUR: Union minister Anurag Thakur on Monday stated efforts had been being made to “insult” Sanatan Dharma and hit out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Shiv Sena (UBT) head Uddhav Thackeray for staying silent over it. The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) chief’s remarks got here amid a political row after DMK chief Udhayanidhi Stalin blamed Sanatan Dharma for selling division and discrimination amongst individuals and stated it ought to be eradicated.
Additionally, DMK chief A Raja had linked Sanatan Dharma to illnesses like leprosy and HIV which had social stigma.
To a question by reporters right here on Rahul Gandhi’s assertion that he has learn Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita and that there’s nothing Hindu about what the BJP does, Thakur stated, “The opposition ought to break its silence on insults to Sanatan Dharma.”
“The opposition is restricted to insulting the Sanatan Dharma. This exhibits their mentality and efforts are occurring one after one other to insult the Sanatan Dharma,” the minister claimed.
Requested about Rahul Gandhi’s feedback over the India versus Bharat debate, Thakur stated some individuals have the behavior of “spreading worry and confusion and telling lies”. They’ve completed this all their lives, he added.
On Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray’s assertion {that a} “Godhra-like” incident might happen after the inauguration of the Ram Temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, Thakur claimed some individuals have forgotten their ideology for the greed of energy.
“I do not know what Balasaheb (late Shiv Sena founder and Uddhav Thackeray’s father) would have thought at this time and what Uddhav ji is doing at this time for the greed of energy. Rahul ji and Uddhav ji didn’t say a phrase when so many issues had been stated about Sanatan Dharma,” Thakur added.
Thackeray on Sunday claimed a “Godhra-like” incident might happen throughout the “return journey” of numerous individuals anticipated to converge in Ayodhya from throughout the nation for the inauguration of the Ram Temple.
The temple is prone to be inaugurated in January 2024, forward of the Lok Sabha polls due subsequent 12 months.
On February 27, 2002, ‘karsevaks’ getting back from Ayodhya on board the Sabarmati Specific had been attacked and their practice coach set ablaze at Godhra station in Gujarat, resulting in a number of deaths that triggered largescale riots throughout the state.

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