Delhi Police has registered a case on a criticism by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma through which she has alleged that she is receiving demise threats over her comment on Prophet Muhammad.
Ms Sharma was yesterday suspended by the BJP after her remarks throughout a TV present sparked a row and drew an enormous backlash from Gulf nations.
The case has been registered in opposition to unidentified individuals.
Ms Sharma yesterday posted an apology on Twitter, saying that it was not her intention to harm anybody’s spiritual sentiments. She additionally mentioned she was apprehensive about her household’s safety and urged individuals to not make her tackle public — the BJP’s letter to her, which was extensively circulated on social media, had her tackle.
The BJP yesterday suspended Ms Sharma pending an inquiry. The celebration mentioned she had expressed views opposite to the celebration’s place on a number of issues.
The motion in opposition to Ms Sharma got here after violence erupted in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur over her remarks. Greater than 40 individuals had been injured and over 1,500 individuals charged in reference to the violence.
India is going through an enormous backlash over remarks by Ms Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal, senior chief who has now been expelled by the BJP.
Nations within the Gulf area — Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain — and Iran have strongly condemned the remarks. Qatar and Bahrain additionally summoned the Indian envoy and expressed their disappointment. The 2 nations have additionally welcomed the BJP’s motion in opposition to Ms Sharma.