New Delhi, Jun 12: BJP MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Sunday prolonged help to suspended get together chief Nupur Sharma towards threats to her following her insulting remarks towards Prophet Mohammad, and hit out at “secular liberals” for his or her “silence”.
He tweeted, “Silence of so known as ‘secular liberals’ on the sickening show of hatred and dying threats all through the nation towards a lady who has apologised is unquestionably deafening.”
Sharma’s remarks made in a TV debate final month had drawn condemnation from many Islamic international locations and sparked protests from Muslims in numerous components of India.
The BJP had suspended her in its bid to defuse the row which, nonetheless, continues to simmer, with some extremists issuing dying threats to her. An AIMIM MP, Imtiaz Jaleel, not too long ago demanded that she be hanged.
Sharma who made an objectionable assertion in regards to the Prophet throughout a TV debate on the Gyanvapi controversy was suspended by the saffron get together after many Islamic international locations raised objections to it.
BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Thakur tweeted, “if telling the reality is riot, then I’m additionally a insurgent”.
Actor Kangana Ranaut additionally backed Nupur Sharma, saying she was “entitled to her opinions”.
“Nupur is entitled to her opinions, I see all types of threats focused at her, when Hindu Gods are insulted which they’re nearly day by day we go to court docket, pls try this no must play dons your self…(sic)” Kangana wrote in a Fb publish.