New Delhi: Over 100 former bureaucrats on Saturday sought motion in opposition to Pragya Thakur, the BJP Lok Sabha member from Bhopal, over her alleged inflammatory speech in Karnataka, claiming it “fomented hate in opposition to non-Hindu communities”. In an open letter, they mentioned Thakur has forfeited the moral proper to be a Member of Parliament along with her incendiary speech and repeated propagation of hate.
“A specific accountability devolves on the Homes of Parliament which make legal guidelines for the nation. Certainly its members can’t be permitted to violate the ideas of the Structure. “We, due to this fact, urge the honourable Speaker of the Lok Sabha to take speedy motion to refer the matter to the Committee of Ethics of the Lok Sabha for such motion as could also be deemed acceptable,” it mentioned. (Additionally Learn: Amid Air-India ‘Pee Gate’, BJP reminds Congress’ Kanhaiya Kumar of 2015 ‘urination in JNU campus’ incident)
Thakur had on December 25 in Shivamogga mentioned Hindus have the correct to reply to those that assault them and their dignity as she spoke concerning the killing of Hindu activists. Talking on the Hindu Jagarana Vedike’s southern area annual conference, she had additionally informed the gathering to provide a befitting reply to anybody who “infiltrates our home.” (Additionally Learn: Make investments as soon as in THIS SBI scheme, get month-to-month returns; verify return calculator, rate of interest, different key particulars)
Although Thakur seems to have cleverly chosen her phrases to keep away from prison prices being made in opposition to her, the disguise is barely a skinny one, the previous bureaucrats’ letter mentioned. “She is clearly fomenting hate in opposition to non-Hindu communities, and advocating violence in opposition to them.”
Former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung, ex-foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon, former Indian Police Service (IPS) officers A S Dulat, Julio Ribeiro, and Amitabh Mathur, and ex-Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers T Okay A Nair and Okay Sujatha Rao are amongst 103 signatories to the letter written by the collective ‘Constitutional Conduct Group’.
They mentioned that by her “incendiary phrases”, Thakur has not solely dedicated a number of offenses below the Indian Penal Code, however has additionally violated the oath taken by her as Member of Parliament to uphold the Structure of India, which is premised upon the rights to life and liberty, secularism, equality, and fraternity.