The Shiv Sena stated in the present day that the BJP has no ethical proper to criticise pupil chief Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been charged with sedition, after teaming up with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Sena additionally requested the ruling BJP to chorus from taking political mileage from the sedition case towards Kanhaiya Kumar, a former president of the Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNU) College students” Union.
The BJP dedicated a “sin” by aligning with Individuals’s Democratic Social gathering (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, it stated, claiming that she thought of Parliament assault convict Afzal Guru as a martyr.
The BJP was a part of the PDP-led authorities in Jammu and Kashmir however pulled out of the coalition final 12 months.
The Delhi Police had on Monday filed a cost sheet in a court docket towards Kanhaiya Kumar and others, saying he was main a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on the JNU campus in February 2016.
“The BJP dedicated the largest sin of aligning with Mehbooba Mufti, who considers Afzal Guru a freedom fighter and a martyr. Now the BJP, for its personal profit, mustn’t try to take political mileage out of the sedition case filed towards Kanhaiya,” the Sena stated in an editorial in social gathering mouthpiece ”Saamana”.
A terrorist like Ajmal Kasab, convicted within the 2008 Mumbai terror assault case, was given an opportunity by court docket to defend himself, it stated, and expressed hope that Kanhaiya Kumar would even be given an opportunity to current his case.
If the allegations towards him should not true, they won’t stand in court docket, stated the Uddhav Thackeray-led social gathering, which is an ally of the BJP on the Centre and in Maharashtra.
“Kanhaiya Kumar speaks properly. Since he represents the harried and unemployed youth, he can not give slogans hailing Afzal Guru or independence for Kashmir. Anyway, what ethical proper does the BJP must condemn Kanhaiya Kumar?” it requested.
The Sena questioned if the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad or ABVP, the scholar wing of the RSS, was unable to win elections in JNU as voting there was not held by means of the digital voting machines (EVMs).
“Maharashtra BJP minister Girish Mahajan not too long ago claimed he’ll present his ”magic” wherever he’s despatched and ensure his social gathering wins polls. We request the BJP to ship him to JNU to defeat the anti-nationals there. However inform him that elections in JNU should not held by means of EVMs,” Shiv Sena stated in a sarcastic comment.