BJP condemns Pragya Thakur's 'Godse is patriot' remark; opposition steps up attack - Times of India

The Times of India reports:
NEW DELHI: The BJP on Thursday distanced itself from Pragya Singh Thakur's praise for Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, even as the opposition stepped up attack and sought a clarification from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "We completely disagree with her statement and strongly condemn it. The BJP will ask her why she made such a statement. It would be proper for her to tender a public apology for this objectionable statement "Nathuram Godse was a 'deshbhakt', is a 'deshbhakt' and will remain a 'deshbhakt'."
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