Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Party offices and media channels in Bihar capital Patna are trying to make Jinnah an issue. Earlier, senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Union Minister Giriraj Singh had asked some questions to the Congress party. Now on Saturday (October 17), the Congress party tried to surround Prime Minister Narendra Modi directly on this issue. In fact, the entire controversy has started with the Congress altering the Aligarh Muslim University alumni association president Mashkur Ahmad Usmani from the legislative assembly seat of the Congress in Bihar. The BJP started encircling the Congress by making it an issue. Union Minister Giriraj Singh asked if the Congress has joined Jinnah except Gandhi? On this, the Congress party today accused the BJP of diverting attention and asked many questions in response.
Congress national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said in a press conference in Patna on Saturday that the entire controversy was caused by BJP leaders Bihar election There is an attempt to deviate from the issues. He said that Usmani never had any attachment to Jinnah’s ideology. These are sheer false accusations. Surjewala claimed that when Usmani was the President of the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union, by writing a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he had requested to remove Jinnah’s picture not only from the Aligarh Muslim University but also from the Parliament and Bombay High Court but Till date, the Prime Minister has neither responded to that letter nor given any direction in this regard.
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Surjewala said that in fact BJP leaders want to stop the Grand Alliance from giving jobs to 10 lakh people, so they are diverting people from issues. He said that today farmers in Bihar are getting maize price of Rs 750, while its market price is higher. Farmers have no option of selling.
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Surjewala also said that the former BJP president LK Advani, who had to leave his post to praise Jinnah, was arrested once in Bihar. He asked why the BJP does not clarify why the ISI, which gave shelter to terrorists after the Pathankot attack, was invited to come to India? He also asked which government released Maulana Masood Azhar?
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