Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Indira Gandhi's grandson Varun Gandhi vows to cut Muslims' heads

This is What Maneka Raised ! Indira was right !
:Varun Gandhi the grandson of Indira Gandhi and son of (estranged daughter-in-law) Maneka and Sanjay Gandhi. Sanjay Gandhi the elder son of Indira Gandhi was killed in a plane crash. Maneka his wife blames Indira Gandhi for his death.

India goes to the polls to elect a new parliament and government from April 16 to May 13

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Varun Then and NOW !

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NEW DELHI (Agencies) - Cracking the whip, the Indian Election Commission on Tuesday moved against Varun Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate and a member of the Gandhi-Nehru family, for his anti-Muslim speeches and police quickly filed a case against him.

Varun Gandhi, the grandson of late Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, (son of Sanjay and Maneka Gandhi) reportedly told a rally that his Hindu nationalist BJP would “cut heads of Muslims.”

According to footage aired by the NDTV news channel, Varun Gandhi also said Muslims “have scary names like Karimullah, Mazullah” and that “if you meet them at night you will be scared.”In a slew of decisions, the EC filed a criminal case under non-bailable law against BJP candidate in the Lok Sabha Varun for allegedly making inflammatory remarks with communal overtones and served notice to the party seeking its explanation.

The EC also directed the Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer to file a case against Varun Gandhi under Indian Penal Code and Representation of the People Act and issued a notice to him for violation of Model Code of Conduct. BJP was also slapped with a notice over Varun’s remarks.
The Election Commission has slapped a notice seeking his explanation.

Varun’s comments were criticised by the ruling Congress party, which is headed by Sonia Gandhi, the widow of Indira’s eldest son Rajiv, and the torchbearer of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.
Varun is the son of Indira’s second child Sanjay, a side of the family that was disowned by the dynasty. The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty has no blood relation to Mahatma Gandhi, the icon of India’s independence movement.
A Congress spokesman accused the BJP of being a party with an anti-minority ideology.

A BJP spokesman, however, insisted that “the traditional culture of BJP can never teach a person to speak so irresponsibly.”

At a time when everyone has come out in strong criticism for the young Varun Gandhi, there is some support for him as well. The editorial in today's Saamna, the Shiv Sena's mouth-piece has supported him.

Orchestrated Speech to Gain Attention ?

A day after the Election Commission filed a case against him for his vitriolic remarks against the Muslims, an unrepentant Varun Gandhi said he is the victim of a political conspiracy. He said he is well aware of his roots as a proud Gandhi, an Indian and a Hindu in equal measure.

In a brief statement to the media, Varun said there was an effort to malign his faith.

He also said that anyone attempting to identify with Hinduism was inevitably branded communal.

"I am a victim of political conspiracy," the young Gandhi, son of sitting Pilibhit MP and former central minister Maneka Gandhi, said on Tuesday. "I am a proud Gandhi, an Indian and a Hindu in equal measure," he said.

"Nothing I have said was to incite anybody. There is a rigorous attempt to malign my faith," he said, adding "each time anyone tries to identify with Hindusim, he is being branded communal."

"I am pro-India, I am not against anybody," he said.

Meanwhile, the BJP's allies are divided over this issue. While the party's ally in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena has patted him on the back for his speech, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has condemned Varun's remarks, terming them disrespectful.

Nitish says he is sure the BJP will take appropriate action against Varun Gandhi.

BJP's reaction - two voices !
EW DELHI: On the defensive over his anti-Muslim statements, BJP on Wednesday "dissociated" itself from and "disapproved" Varun Gandhi's

allegedly communal remarks in Pilibhit which have created a political storm.

"BJP disassociates from and disapproves of the statements attributed to him. He (Varun) has himself raised questions over the statements attributed to him and the Election Commission will deal with that," party spokesman Ravi Shanker Prasad told reporters on Wednesday.

"We have not received any notice from the Election Commission on the issue," he said.

Varun and the party had been under attack from rivals over the inflammatory statements made by the young member of the Gandhi-Nehru family in his speeches in Pilibhit

Meanwhile, party sources said the party denied permission to Varun Gandhi to hold a press conference at its headquarters here after which he decided to meet reporters at his mother's residence.

They said that Gandhi also talked to party chief Rajnath Singh and vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on the issue.

It was total confusion and at Menaka Gandhi's residence after Varun Gandhi's personal bodygaurd allegedly manhandled journalists trying to enter the premises.

Personnel of news channels were asked to place their microphones inside the iron gates and journalists stopped outside the gates. Gandhi read out from a written statement.

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