BJP leader Uma Bharti on Prophet Muhammad’s remarks


BJP leader Uma Bharti on Wednesday condemned threats made against now-suspended spokesperson Nupur Sharma, who sparked international outrage over her remarks about the Prophet Muhammad.

Uma Bharti said: “Our party punished the spokesperson and the MEA handled the situation well on the reaction of Muslim nations.”

“It all started during the UP elections when every political party spat venom and a tense atmosphere was created,” Bharti said.

“Our party punished the spokesperson and MEA handled the situation well on the reaction of Muslim nations but threats against Nupur Sharma are not part of Indian culture. It all started in the UP elections when every political party spat venom and a tense atmosphere was created,” Uma Bharti said. quoted by the ANI news agency.

Meanwhile, referring to Sharma’s remarks, Union Minister Piyush Goyal today said the comments were not made by any government official and have no impact on the government.

He also noted that India will continue to maintain good relations with the Gulf countries and added that all Indians living in the Gulf countries are safe and there is no tension anywhere.

The BJP suspended Sharma from senior party members on Sunday after his alleged inflammatory remarks against minorities.

Sharma, however, after party action against her, apologized for her remarks. India, in response to the strong backlash, said it had taken strong action against those who make controversial remarks against minorities.

Meanwhile, in the latest development in the Nupur Sharma case, the All India Progressive Muslim Welfare Committee filed a complaint in Thane on Tuesday for the registration of an FIR against suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma. for his controversial religious remarks.

The committee filed a complaint at Ambernath Police Station under Sections 153A, 153B, 295(A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Several cases have been filed against the suspended BJP leader under the same set of legal provisions. The complaint alleged that Sharma had used “abusive, false and hurtful words against the Prophet and the religion of Islam and hurt the feelings of Muslims” and demanded immediate action.

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