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Take action against Sakshi Maharaj’s controversial remarks: Congress to EC

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Jan 8: Congress leader KC Venugopal on Sunday asserted that the remark made by BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj earlier was against the recent Supreme Court judgement which puts a ban on seeking votes in the name of religion.

Sakshi Maharaj is an MP from Unnao and Venugopal accused BJP of dividing people into communal lines. He urged the Election Commission of India to take action against the statement issued by Sakshi Maharaj.

He further said that that Maharaj’s statement was part of saffron force’s “political game” in Uttar Pradesh, which goes to polls.

Earlier, BJP distanced itself from the remarks made by their MP. To this, Venugopal said that it is a “double speak” and said that if they had belief in an element of ethics in their politics, Sakshi Maharaj would have been out of the party by now.

“They (BJP) will say that they are committed to the inclusive growth of the country. But in reality…. You can see the contradiction in what they preach and practice. They sow seeds of hatred in the minds of people during elections and divide them for polarising votes,” he said.

“It is a violation of Model Code of Conduct. It should be dealt with firmly and effectively to ensure a free and fair poll in Uttar Pradesh,” he added.

Read More: Sakshi Maharaj breaks moral code of conduct; blames Muslims for population rise

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Muslims are also descendants of Ram: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

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Union Minister Giriraj Singh (File Photo)

The union minster Giriraj Singh on Sunday said, Indian Muslims are not Babur’s descendants, Indian muslims are not foreigner.”

He claimed “India Muslims are descendants of Ram, our ancestors are same, although the worship criteria could be different. “

The leader retaliatating Owaisi who earlier said that the Masjid will be built where it was Giriraj Singh said,”They will go to Makka and Madina, where will we go, If Ram Temple isn’t built in India, will it be built in Pakistan.”

“People like Owaisi who are inspired by Jinnah wants to break the country,” he added.

However this is not the first time when Giriraj Singh has made a controversial, politically and socially peculiar comment on Ram Mandir and other things.

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Haryana degrading in Khattar Govt. no value of farmers, poor law and order situation: BS Hooda

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Former Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda (Photo-ANI)

Former Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday attacked BJP government of Haryana for a drastic law and order situation in the state.

The leader said, “today there is no value of farmer in Haryana, no work for labour, the hospitals don’t have doctors.”

Pointing out that people in Haryana are not getting basic necessities of life he added that there’s no education in the schools and law and order has been ruined, culprits are no more afraid of the government.

Hooda also said that women are not secure in their house, children are not secure in Schools, goons are looting petrol pumps and other places, rape incidents has been increasing day by day and murders have become a common thing.

The senior Congress leader also mentioned BJP President Amit’ shah rally while criticising the government said, When BJP National President came to Haryana, the state govt spent Rs 22 Crore to deploy 150 companies of Paramilitary forces for his security.”

“How can they provide security to people of Haryana if they can’t provide security to their party’s national President?, he added.

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Some hours prior to demonetisation, PNB exchanged 90 crores of Nirav Modi: Majeed Memon

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The NCP leader, Majeed Memon on Sunday made a claim that a PNB branch changed 90 crore rupees of old denominations into the new some hours prior to demonetization.

The leader also claimed that Nirav Modi left India some hours before Prime minister Narendra Modi announced Demonetisation.

The leader told ANI, “some hours prior to PM’s announcement of ‘Demonetisation’, 90 crore rupees of cash was brought in one of the branches of PNB & were exchanged for billions or something. This needs to be investigated.”

Jewellery Tycoon Nirav Modi has been declared defaulter  after his company recieved LOUs of almost 12 thousand crores from a PNB branch illegally. Nirav Modi, along with his wife Ami, brother Neeshal and Mehul Choksi left India in the first week of January before the PNB accused them of committing the fraud.

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