The BJP has lashed out on the Congress and the late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, calling him “the daddy of lynching” after his son, MP Rahul Gandhi, attacked the celebration over current mob killings.
BJP IT wing head Amit Malviya accused the Congress of justifying the “blood-curdling genocide” of Sikhs after Indira Gandhi’s assassination. He posted the ‘jab bhi bada ped girta hain, dharti hilti hain‘, or ‘when an enormous tree falls, the earth shakes’, excerpt from a speech by Rajiv Gandhi that yr.
“Meet Rajiv Gandhi… father of mob lynching, justifying blood-curdling genocide of Sikhs,” he wrote.
Malviya additionally posted about riots that befell between 1969 and 1993, below Congress rule.
“Ahmedabad (1969), Jalgaon (1970), Moradabad (1980), Nellie (1983), Bhiwandi (1984), Delhi (1984), Ahmedabad (1985), Bhagalpur (1989), Hyderabad (1990), Kanpur (1992), Mumbai (1993) …”
“That is only a small record by which greater than 100 died below Nehru-Gandhi parivar’s watch,” he wrote.
Ahemdabad (1969), Jalgaon (1970), Moradabad (1980), Nellie (1983), Bhiwandi (1984), Delhi (1984), Ahemdabad (1985), Bhagalpur (1989), Hyderabad (1990), Kanpur (1992), Mumbai (1993)…
That is only a small record by which greater than 100 individuals died below Nehru-Gandhi parivar’s watch.
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) December 21, 2021
Earlier Union Minister Ashwini Choubey additionally referred to the “a whole bunch of Sikhs” killed in the course of the 1984 riots and identified that some Congress leaders had been accused in a number of circumstances.
“Mobs killed Sikhs by burning tires round their neck. Wasn’t it lynching?” he was quoted by PTI.
The horrid tweets have been in response to Rahul Gandhi tweeting: “Earlier than 2014, the phrase ‘lynching’ was virtually unparalleled. #ThankYouModiJi.”
Mr Gandhi was tweeting within the context of vigilante killings this week over alleged cases of non secular sacrilege in Congress-ruled and poll-bound Punjab.
The primary killing was on the Golden Temple – a person in his early 20s jumped into the enclosure the place the Granth Sahib is stored. He was seen selecting up a golden sword as clergymen rushed to overpower him.
He was overwhelmed to loss of life.
Lower than 24 hours later, in Kapurthala, a person was brutally assaulted after villagers claimed to have caught him making an attempt to take away the Nishan Sahib (the Sikh flag); he was initially taken into police custody however savage scenes ensued after the mob fought with the cops and attacked the person with sticks.
The police later took him to a hospital the place he was declared useless
With enter from PTI