A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Sadhvi Pragya after her remark over Babri masjid demolition in which she said that she is proud to be a part of ‘Babri Majid demolition’.
While talking to the media, Pragya said that she among the people who demolished Babri Masjid and she is proud of the fact that she was a part of it.
Prior to which a notice was served to her for spreading hatred and striking communal tension among different communities but even after receiving a notice over her controversial statement, Sadhvi took to stick by her statement and said: “Yes, I had gone there, I had said it yesterday too, not denying it. I had demolished the structure. I will go there and help in the construction of the Ram temple; nobody can stop us from doing that.”
Earlier than this, Pragya was the face of previous Congress government and also was one of the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast that killed many people. Naming her as one of the candidates, BJP was attacked by several questions.
Defending the same, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was a reply to those who tried to link the Hindu civilization to terror. He also asserted that “this symbol will prove costly for the Congress”.