One individual was killed and over two dozen individuals have been injured in firing and stone-pelting throughout a Durga idol immersion on Monday in Bihar’s Munger
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out on the BJP for its “silence” on the firing on individuals throughout a Durga idol immersion in Bihar’s Munger, the place the saffron occasion is in energy together with the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U).
The Shiv Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana‘, mentioned the BJP was, nonetheless, “quick to communalise” the killing of two sadhus by a mob in Palghar district of Maharashtra in April this yr.
In an incident of firing and stone-pelting at Munger’s Deen Dayal Upadhyay Chowk, one individual was killed and over two dozen individuals, together with safety personnel, have been injured throughout a Durga idol immersion late on Monday night time.
“If this incident had happened in Maharashtra or West Bengal (Opposition-ruled states), the BJP would have raised a hue and cry. Why are those who tried to communalise the Palghar lynching quiet over Munger?” the editorial requested.
“Didn’t the faux Hindutvawadis really feel the insult of Goddess Durga and wasn’t the next firing image of jungle raj? Has the BJP placed on the glasses of secularism?” the Marathi day by day requested, additional hitting out on the Sena’s former ally.
The BJP additionally got here beneath fireplace from the Maharashtra Congress with its spokesperson Sachin Sawant claiming the NDA lead constituent indulged in opportunistic Hindutva politics.
“When the Palghar incident took place, the BJP demanded the resignation of the Maharashtra home minister, However, the party has not uttered a word on Munger,” Sawant mentioned.
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