MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has apologized in the Lok Sabha on Friday for the patriotic statement of Nathuram Godse, the killer of Mahatma Gandhi. Pragya apologized after being summoned by the party and the government. In the House on Friday, Pragya apologized and said that if anyone has been hurt by any of my earlier statements, then I apologize for this.At the same time, Pragya Thakur, without naming, made a fierce attack on former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and said that a respected leader of the House called me a terrorist. He said that no charges have been proved against me, saying such a thing is an insult to a woman. Sadhvi Pragya apologized in the House on one side and on the other side also said that my statement was distorted. He said that I respect Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas and his contribution towards the country. After the statement of Sadhvi Pragya, there was an uproar on behalf of the members of Congress. Sadhvi Pragya said that it is illegal to call someone a terrorist without proving charges. Not only this, Pragya also targeted the previous UPA government and said that I was tortured without any reason, physical and mental torture. On the uproar of the Congress members, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that now Sadhvi Pragya has apologized on this and now politics should not be done on this issue.
Pragya apologized after being summoned by the party and the government.
He said that I have made it clear that no objectionable talk on Mahatma Gandhi will go in the record of the House. Meanwhile, all the MPs of the opposition including the Congress shouted slogans like ‘Godse down-down’ and ‘Mahatma Gandhi ki Jai’. BJP MPs on the other hand said that it is illegal for Rahul Gandhi to call a woman MP a terrorist and should apologize for this. BJP MPs said that a privilege motion should be brought against this statement of Rahul Gandhi. Significantly, Rahul tweeted his response to Sadhvi Pragya’s Godse. He wrote, Terrorist Pragya has called terrorist Godse a patriot. This is a sad day in the parliamentary history of India.Pragya Thakur’s apology has opposition MPs raging on ‘but’ Opposition MPs started an uproar when BJP MP Pragya Singh apologized in the Lok Sabha on the alleged statement about Nathuram Godse. The Opposition started demanding Thakur to apologize in clear words, however. Actually, Pragya Singh read her apology in the House and said that if anyone has been hurt by her statement, she apologizes while expressing regret, but her statement has been propagated by twisting. As soon as Pragya said this, there was a ruckus in the Parliament.