Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday criticised Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for calling the assassinate of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh a “correct-wing conspiracy”.
“Even sooner than the investigation could well open, Rahul Gandhi publicly has alleged that the RSS [Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh] and correct-wing ideology are chargeable for Gauri Lankesh’s assassinate. The Chief Minister [Siddaramiah] will be pleased to aloof recount us if Rahul Gandhi has already pronounced guilt, what’s going to the Karnataka govt probe now?” Mr. Prasad talked about.
He reiterated that there used to be no keep for violence in a democracy, collectively with that he and other Ministers at the Centre had condemned the killing.
Mr. Prasad added, “I would desire to request Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah whether Gauri Lankesh used to be helping Naxals resign with the govt.s consent, and if that is the case, why used to be she no longer given ample security?”
He talked about there had been reports that Naxalites had been unhappy with Gauri for bringing a pair of of their comrades into the mainstream, citing the claims fo her brother Indrajit.
He accused liberal voices who had been “rightly infected” with Gauri’s assassinate of being silent when RSS workers had been killed in Kerala, and sought to perceive whether RSS males had human rights or no longer.
“Condemning every assassinate is just but why did my liberal guests support silence after the killings of BJP-RSS workers in Kerala and Karnataka? Why be pleased the killers of Kalburgiji no longer been caught yet,” Mr. Prasad requested.
He wondered if Mr. Gandhi had requested the Karnataka govt why the killers had no longer been caught and punished yet.
Disturbing an investigation by the Declare, Mr. Prasad talked about, “Carry out no longer politicise the peril. We hope the Congress govt in Karnataka will probe it genuinely.”