If he’s a patriot, D Raja should demand communists to shoot, kill his daughter: BJP’s H Raja

“To prove my love for this country, I would have done the same, if my child was taking part in such anti-national protests.”

Written by Arun Janardhanan | Chennai | Updated: February 22, 2016 2:52 am
CPI leader D Raja CPI leader D Raja

A senior BJP leader from Tamil Nadu has targeted CPI leader D Raja over the JNU row, saying the MP should prove his patriotism by asking his comrades to shoot his daughter for participating in the “anti-national protests” at the university.

“To prove my love for this country, I would have done the same, if my child was taking part in such anti-national protests,” said BJP national secretary H Raja.

Addressing a press conference in Coimbatore on Saturday, H Raja also described Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury as “anti-nationals” for taking part in the “events” at JNU.

“If Communists love this country, were they supposed to be there at an anti-national event? All those who attended the events in JNU are anti-nationals, whether it is Rahul (Gandhi) or (D) Raja or (Sitaram) Yechury. They are all anti-nationals,” said H Raja.

When contacted by The Indian Express on Sunday, the BJP leader said he “did not mean to kill anyone”.

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CPI veteran D Raja did not respond directly to the BJP leader’s statement but drew a parallel to Adolf Hitler’s Germany. As Hitler used the 1933 Reichstag fire as a pretext to establish a dictatorship, a “doctored video” of JNU is being used to dub students as anti-nationals and target “organised Left” and “individuals,” he alleged.

BJP leader H Raja has been known to make inflammatory statements before and was booked by Tamil Nadu police in October 2014 for a speech against Periyar, the Dravidian movement icon, and other Christian and Muslim leaders.

At Saturday’s press conference, he said, “I will expose all anti-nationals. What is happening now in the country is a major ideological fight, to differentiate who is nationalist and anti-nationalist. If you want to live in this country, you have to sing Vande Mataram, or leave this country.”

Raja also alleged that educational institutions were becoming centres of “anti-national” activities. “Outsiders living in JNU should be thrown out. The Vice- Chancellor will implement it soon. It is a hotbed of Islamic State and Naxalites,” he alleged.

Pointing fingers at D Raja’s daughter Aparajita and Umar Khalid, who police say is one of the organisers of the Afzal Guru event at JNU on February 9, the BJP leader alleged that “the nexus of Congress, Communists, atheists and jihadists are destroying this country and our nationalism”.

(With inputs from ENS/Delhi)

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    Peace
    Feb 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm
    Leave hate or people will leave you
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      SIML
      Feb 21, 2016 at 10:10 am
      That is the proper reply to anti Indian. A few here in these columns are also showing their true colour,some even in fake names.Trace them out and give them the lesson of their lives. How long a Country where they are enjoying could tolerate such traitors. If they don't like this country let them Get Out from here.
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        Guru
        Feb 21, 2016 at 9:24 am
        Bakths who don't abide by the consution of the Republic of India are nationalists now?
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          MyTake
          Feb 21, 2016 at 6:49 pm
          (Stating that D Raja’s daughter Aparajita and Umar Khalid, who was accused of organising the Afzal Guru event, are best friends, Raja said the nexus of Congress, Communists, atheists and jihadists are destroying this country and our nationalism. “No debate will happen in this country without these four groups,” he said.) Mentors are working inside parliament by blocking it on all important issues and the novice are given the task to prepare a soft cushion for landing for those who are capable of taking on it from outside. "Enemy of my enemy is my friend" is obviously the motivating factor and this is the best they can go!
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            MyTake
            Feb 21, 2016 at 6:44 pm
            D Raja this is what happens to children when you give them a wrong role model to follow!
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              MyTake
              Feb 21, 2016 at 6:57 pm
              One thing is noticed if you take on the crooks very quickly they will turn it into a religion/caste issue to put BJP in its "place". Not withstanding the facts that there could be scores who are atheist but are workers of BJP (atheism is part of Hiduism too - re: Shankya philosophy). These crooks have their agents in media as well who will lose no time to deviate if they are caught in the wrong foot or they at least will try to outshoot you when running out of logic
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                Naveen
                Feb 21, 2016 at 11:26 am
                Congress Party and Communists are waging war against the country through anti national elements that have infiltrated into the educational insutions, mainstream paid media pressutes, and the so called "Award Vapsis" who conduct the drama on behalf of the corrupt party. The Nation is now aware of the sinister designs of these anti national elements.
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                  Naveen
                  Feb 21, 2016 at 8:23 am
                  It is shameful that Rahul hi went and supported the "students" who raised anti-India slogans saying they would break India into pieces. It shows Congress Party can stoop to any level, and the party is willing to endanger the country, because the party has been rejected by the electorate. Congress Party is waging war against the country through anti national elements that have infiltrated into the educational insutions, mainstream paid media pressutes, and the so called "Award Vapsis" who conduct the drama on behalf of the corrupt party. The Nation is now aware of the sinister designs of the Congress Party.
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