Minority MP targets RSS, BJP; says 'you pray Ram and you endorse Nathuram'

Taking a jibe at the 'right wing nationalists’, Salim said, ”You pray Ram Ram and you endorse Nathuram”.

Updated: Mar 12, 2016, 22:28 PM IST
Minority MP targets RSS, BJP; says 'you pray Ram and you endorse Nathuram'

New Delhi: Noted parliamentarian from CPM Mohammad Salim on Saturday accused the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and the BJP government of targeting the minority community and said that his party would not let the “divisive forces” to succeed.

Taking a jibe at the right wing ‘nationalists’, Salim reportedly said, ”You pray Ram Ram and you endorse Nathuram”.

Addressing the National Solidarity Conference for Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Salim compared the current situation with Indira Gandhi's emergency rule.

He also questioned the government's intention for keeping JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban still in prison and called the RSS supporters of Nathuram Godse.

“We won’t let the country destroy in the name of hatred,” the bhatkallys.com quoted him as saying.