BJP MP finds martyrdom normal, MLA thinks India for Hindus

BJP MP finds martyrdom normal, MLA thinks India for Hindus

BJP MP finds martyrdom normal, MLA thinks India for Hindus

BJP lawmakers continued to embarrass their party by their foot-in-mouth remarks.

BJP Lok Sabha member Nepal Singh triggered a huge controversy after he said that it was natural for army jawans to be killed on the borders.

"Jawans will die daily... in which country are the jawans not killed?" Singh, an MP from Rampur constituency in Uttar Pradesh, was heard telling reporters while replying to a query on the recent terrorist attack on the CRPF.

The MP did not stop there. He went on compare the attacks on the jawans to brawls in the villages and said people died even there.

Singh, making a mockery of the martyrdom of the jawans, asked a  journalist to invent a device that could prevent bullets from killing jawans.

After  his remarks invited flak from different quarters, Singh tendered an apology.

BJP legislator from Muzaffarnagar, Vikram Saini, also embarrassed his party by saying India was only for the Hindus and not for "dhadhiwallahs" (bearded people), a reference to Muslims.

"Hindustan is for Hindus... some people had allowed the bearded people to stay in the country and that is why the country is in difficulty today", Saini said while addressing a function in Muzaffarnagar on Monday evening.

He also said Hindus should not celebrate New Year's. "It is for Christians to celebrate New Year's," he said.

Saini also asked Hindus to refrain from greeting each other with 'good morning' or 'good afternoon'.

"We should say Ram-Ram... I became an MLA by saying it," he said.

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