The BJP on Sunday suspended spokesperson Nupur Sharma and Delhi unit’s media chief Naveen Jindal from the primary membership of the party. The party said his comments on social media disturbed the communal harmony. After the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad, the party has taken this action against him. Describing his views as “contrary to the party’s position on various matters”, the party has spoken of action. Naveen Kumar Jindal has been expelled from the party. Naveen Kumar Jindal is the media head of Delhi BJP. Nupur Sharma has been suspended primary membership for six years. After the action, Nupur Sharma has tweeted “I request the media house and everyone else not to make my address public. The safety of my family is at risk.”
A statement has been issued by the BJP, in which Nupur Sharma’s statement has been told against the party’s constitution, so the party’s disciplinary committee has suspended the primary membership of Nupur Sharma till the completion of the investigation in this matter. The letter has been issued by BJP’s Disciplinary Committee Secretary Om Pathak. Another letter has been issued by Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta expelling Naveen Kumar Jindal from the party for making provocative statements on social media, Naveen Kumar is a former journalist by profession and Head of Delhi BJP Media Cell.
Earlier, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday as part of efforts to quell the ruckus caused by Nupur Sharma’s alleged controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad, said that she respects all religions and insults the revered people of any religion. does not accept Amidst the controversy arising out of Nupur Sharma’s statement, BJP General Secretary Arun Singh had issued a statement saying that his party does not accept any such idea which hurts the sentiments of any religion or sect.
He said, ‘BJP neither believes nor encourages any such idea. It is noteworthy that there is anger in the Muslim society regarding Sharma’s statement. Singh said, ‘Every religion has flourished and flourished in India’s journey of thousands of years. BJP believes in Sarva Panth Sambhav. BJP does not accept insult to the worshipers of any religion.
He said that the Constitution of the country also expects every citizen of India to respect all religions. Singh said, ‘In the 75th year of independence, while continuously strengthening the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’ in this nectar period, we have to give top priority to the unity, integrity and development of the country.
By line: Divya Thearia