In an outrageous incident, a Congress leader from Rajasthan, while making a vote-appeal for his party called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'Hindu terrorist'
The Congress leader stated that PM Modi, a "Hindu terrorist" must be ousted from his seat, for which the ST, SC and OBC backgrounds need to unite.
He said, "On the 6th May, vote in favour of Congress and make Congres victorious with a large amount of votes. The Constitution is under threat and ST, SC and OBC need to come together and vote for Congress and the Hindu terrorist Modi should be removed from the Prime Miinister chair. Jai Hindi"
The Hindu terror bogey got its momentum after BJP fielded Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, a terror accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast on the Bhopal seat.
The court rejected the demand to bar Thakur from contesting polls on April 24, responding to which she said "truth and religion" always win.
A special court for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) cases in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected the application filed by the father of a victim of the 2008 Malegaon blast seeking to bar Thakur from contesting the Lok Sabha election.
"Truth is truth. Truth and dharm (religion) always triumph," Thakur, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Bhopal against Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh, told reporters in Bhopal.
Thakur's lawyer J P Mishra submitted in the court that she was fighting the election for the "cause of ideology and for the "sake of the nation" and "to condemn the people who say there is Hindu terrorism".
Six people were killed and over 100 injured in a blast at Malegaon, a communally sensitive town in north Maharashtra's Nashik district, on September 29, 2008.
The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad arrested Thakur and others in the case, alleging they were part of a Hindu extremist group which carried out the blast.
Thakur is facing trial in the case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Rajasthan will to polls on Monday with 12 seats in fray.
(With PTI inputs)
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