‘Shaheen Bagh Breeding Ground for Suicide Bombers’: Giriraj Singh

Giriraj Singh tweeted that Shaheen Bagh is becoming a breeding ground for suicide bombers.

Updated06 Feb 2020, 06:30 AM IST
India
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Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh is back in news with yet another controversy.

The union minister in a tweet on Thursday, 6 February, said that the Shaheen Bagh protest is no longer a movement and has become a breeding ground for suicide bombers , with a conspiracy being plotted against the nation in the country’s capital.

Singh further likened the protests at Shaheen Bagh with the Khilafat movement.

“An infant died at Shaheen Bagh because of cold and the mother says that he was martyred. Is this not a suicide bomb? If we want to save our country, then we need to beware of this suicide bomb and the second Khilafat movement which is going on,” Singh was quoted as saying by ANI.

This isn’t the first time that Giriraj Singh has sparked a row. In January 2020, the union minister accused Shaheen Bagh protesters of trying to create a 1947-like situation in the nation.

Shaheen Bagh, where protests against CAA and NRC have been raging for nearly two months now, has been targeted by BJP leaders in the run up to Delhi polls, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Published: 06 Feb 2020, 05:28 AM IST
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