Violent protests broke out earlier this week over the controversial remarks made by BJP leaders Nupur Sharma.
New Delhi: Union Minister Prahlad Patel has blamed Pakistan for the continued protests in opposition to controversial remarks made by BJP leaders in opposition to Prophet Muhammad. He mentioned Pakistan is jealous of India’s peace and progress, and is fomenting bother within the nation. He additionally mentioned that forces from overseas are conspiring in opposition to the nation and plenty of are performing as weapons for them.
“I confidently say that someplace the forces from overseas might need unhealthy intentions and conspire however those that are right here (within the nation) have gotten their (forces from overseas) weapon, and the nation must be alert about them,” he mentioned.
“Everybody is aware of that some individuals are jealous of the rising status and peace in India. Who’re they? It is our neighbour Pakistan,” he added.
Patel mentioned the nation must be cautious of individuals taking place the trail of non secular fanaticism.
Violent protests broke out earlier this week over the controversial remarks made by BJP leaders Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal in opposition to the spiritual determine. Whereas Sharma had been suspended by the BJP from the social gathering’s major membership, Jindal was expelled.
Sharma had mentioned she made the comment as she was upset with what she known as the insult of Lord Shiva. She mentioned she was miffed with individuals calling the reported Shivling in Gyanvapi mosque a fountain.
Over a dozen international locations from the middle-east had condemned the remarks and raised official objections with the Indian authorities. The Centre, distancing itself from the remarks, mentioned they had been the view of fringe components, not of the federal government.
With inputs from PTI