Mumbai: A huge political storm has erupted over former All Indian Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) legislator Waris Pathan’s comment at an anti-CAA protest in Kalburgi on February 15. He reportedly had said that “15 crore (Muslims) will prove stronger than the 100-crore majority”.
红包扫雷下载即送the bjp on friday held a protest in the byculla assembly constituency, which pathan represented, while maharashtra navnirman sena (mns) leader bala nandgaonkar has issued an open threat to him. however, the aimim leader claimed that he was quoted out of context.
the bjp protest march from byculla railway station to the local police station was led by the party’s south mumbai chief sharad chintankar and colaba mla rahul narvekar. chintankar said the party submitted a memorandum to the police demanding registration of an fir against pathan. the bjp also protested in gulmandi area in aurangabad and burnt an effigy of pathan.
红包扫雷下载即送meanwhile, a party leader in aurangabad on friday said that the aimim would seek explanation from pathan over his alleged controversial remark.
aimim’s maharashtra unit chief and aurangabad mp imtiyaz jaleel said, “our party does not support the statement made by waris pathan. the party will seek an explanation from him over the remarks.”
红包扫雷下载即送the raj thackeray-led maharashtra navnirman sena (mns) also held protests in aurangabad against pathan, seeking stern action against him. the mns took out a symbolic funeral procession of pathan and raised slogans against the aimim. “the language of waris pathan was disgusting. he should be banned from giving public speeches in the state and also be arrested,” mns leader prakash mahajan said.
former maharashtra chief minister and senior bjp leader devendra fadnavis on friday demanded an apology from pathan. he condemned aimim leader’s remarks and asked the latter not to mistake the majority community’s tolerance for weakness. “we condemn the statement made by waris pathan and demand an apology,” he said....