Ram Madhav's offensive remark 'Your ISIS' to Muslim anchor embarrasses BJP

Ram Madhav during an interview with Al Jazeera presenter and journalist Mehdi Hasan, told him 'your ISIS'.

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Dec 27, 2015, 16:30 PM IST
Ram Madhav's offensive remark 'Your ISIS' to Muslim anchor embarrasses BJP
Pic courtesy: Al Jazeera interview grab

New Delhi: In a foot-in-the-mouth remark, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav during an interview with Al Jazeera presenter and journalist Mehdi Hasan, told him 'your ISIS' when he was trying to make a point about his apprehensions about the dreaded militant group.

While discussing about his apprehensions that Islaimc State is acquiring nuclear weapons, Madhav told the Muslim anchor 'your ISIS'.

Taken aback by the former RSS spokesperson's remark, Hasan stressed on the remark 'My ISIS?' thrice.

Although Madhav did not apologise for his remark, he corrected himself by explaining that he was just trying to say is ISIS...

 

Mehdi later took to Twitter and said, “I did a tough interview with a BJP politician. Silly me. Now the right-wing, anti-Muslim trolls, plus Christine Fair, are after me.”

He further stated that he is British and his parents are Indians.

In the interview, Madhav had said that RSS believes one day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will reunite to form 'Akhand Bharat'.