Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha Elections

WATCH: Sadhvi Pragya Hits Right Back At Mehbooba Mufti Over PDP Chief's 'Imagine The Anger If I’d Field A Terror Accused' Attack

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • After Mehbooba Mufti raised a storm over the BJP's decision to field 2008 Malegaon blasts accused in the Lok Sabha elections by giving her ticket for Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya in an exclusive interview to Republic TV responded to PDP chief attack

After Mehbooba Mufti raised a storm over the BJP's decision to field 2008 Malegaon blasts accused in the Lok Sabha elections by giving her ticket for Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya in an exclusive interview to Republic TV responded to PDP chief attack.

"Mehbooba Mufti is troubled. She is upset because it is clear that I was not involved. She, who supports terrorists and gives them respects them with ji and declares deshbhakts as terrorists, people of such character are duplicitous, nobody believes them," she said.

After Mehbooba Mufti had slammed the BJP for fielding Pragya who is out on bail in the 2008 case and said that the party will extend to anyone who "butchers Muslims" to win the elections.

Soon after the BJP had made the announcement, the former J&L CM had tweeted saying that had she fielded someone who was a terror accused, she would have been branded a terrorist: SHe also communalised the entire issue.

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Sadhvi Pragya, speaking to the media on Wednesday, said that she has chalked out her agenda for the polls. Accusing Congress and Digvijaya Singh of insulting Hindutva, she said bringing back respect to Hindutva would be her agenda.

"Restoring respect to Hindutva will be my agenda. I will also expose the misuse of law by the then Congress government and the insult of women within the party," she said.

"Today the BJP has given me the responsibility of being a contender for the Lok Sabha polls. You know I don't have a lot of experience in politics, but I have a strength and that strength is the 15 years Shivraj ji had been chief minister. We will work together, win together and keep the country safe," she added. 

Sadhvi Pragya will contest the polls against Congress' Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal.

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