BH CORRESPONDENT, New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has gone on the offensive mode and has lambasted both the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The BJP accused both parties of instigating violence in Northeast Delhi where 38 people have lost their lives.
BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, “Who started this? This did not happen in two days – the pot was boiling for two months. After the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was passed, the Congress held a rally at Ramlila Maidan, Delhi where a leader said ‘now we have to decide: Is paar ya us paar’. Is this not instigation?”
Javadekar pointed out that there is selective silence from these two parties despite so much happening.
Why are the other political parties silent on the attacks on the 56 policemen? Why are they silent on Ankit Sharma and the death of another police officer?
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“There are videos that show AAP leader Tahir Hussain’s house is a riot factory. We saw firearms, chemicals and other stuff at his house to prepare for violence. But these two parties are silent on this,” said Javadekar.
“Amanatullah, who is now in AAP, said ‘you won’t be allowed to wear skull caps’. Can you tell me where this is written in CAA? Then Waris Pathan made a statement. All these are inflammatory statements, but Congress and AAP have not uttered a single word. I am surprised, there is selective silence,” he added.
Javadekar wondered that instead of speaking about the deaths of IB official Ankit Sharma and Delhi Police constable Ratan Lal, those political parties are questioning the BJP government. “We have launched investigation and restored normalcy in Delhi. We condemn this type of politics,” said Javadekar.