New Delhi: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur has denied all allegations on her Godse remark pleading that she was misquoted, moments after BJP working president JP Nadda on Thursday announced to expel the BJP MLA from Parliament Defence panel and the house meetings of BJP. Also Read - EC Curtails Campaign Timing Up To 7 PM, Extends Silence Period As COVID Cases Soar In Bengal
In her latest tweet, Pragya Thakur said, “Sometimes the tornado of a lie is so deep that even in daytime it appears to be night, but the sun does not lose its light. People should not be swayed by this tornado, the sun’s light is permanent. The fact is that yesterday I was only defending Udham Singhji.” Also Read - Mamata Banerjee Urges EC To Merge Remaining Phases of Bengal Polls Into One Amid COVID Cases Surge
The Lok Sabha session was engulfed in a huge uproar as a debate over Thakur’s alleged remark calling Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse a ‘deshbhakt‘ yesterday spilled over on Thursday morning.
The Opposition members, led by the Congress, staged a walkout in protest after Speaker Om Birla said that the discussion over Thakur’s remark should have ended with her expunsion yesterday.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi even tweeted in reaction saying, “Terrorist Pragya calls terrorist Godse, a patriot. A sad day, in the history of India’s Parliament.”
Announcing her dismissal, JP Nadda had said, “Her statement yesterday in the parliament is condemnable. BJP never supports such a statement or ideology.”
“We have decided that Pragya Singh Thakur will be removed from the consultative committee of Defence, and in this session, she will not be allowed to participate in the parliamentary party meetings,” he had added.