Nupur Sharma, former MP Naveen Jindal suspended from BJP primary membership

New Delhi:

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday suspended party national spokesperson Nupur Sharma and former MP Naveen Jindal from primary membership of the saffron outfit. BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma had made objectionable remarks against Prophet Muhammad during a debate on the Gyanvapi issue on an English news channel.

This come hours later, the BJP claimed that it respects all all religions. “The BJP strongly denounces insult of any religious personalities of any religion,” said BJP in its statement.

” The Bharatiya Janata Party is also strongly against any ideology which insults or demeans any sect or religion. The BJP does not promote such people or philosophy.

India’s Constitution gives right to every citizen to practice any religion of his/her choice and to honour and respect every religion” added the Press release. 

For the unreserved, Nupur Sharma came under fire after he made objectionable remarks against against Prophet Muhammad during a televised news debate. Following which, Thane police in Maharashtra had registered a case on a complaint made by Irfan Abubakar Shaikh, a hotelier from South Mumbai.

Meanwhile, the clashes erupted after stone pelting was reported in Becon Ganj where the people from Muslim organisations forced shopkeepers to shut down their shops as a protest against the remarks of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma on Prophet Mohhmmad.  

Owing to which, people divided into two groups were seen on road throwing stones at each other as well as on the police personnel. After gaining control over the situation, the police arrested over a dozen of activists involved in the incident.   


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