Digvijaya targets BJP for defending Asaram

BJP vice-president Prabhat Jha on Tuesday termed the charges against Asaram as a well-planned Congress conspiracy.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: August 29, 2013 3:46 am

After asking Asaram Bapu to present himself before the Jodhpur police in connection with the sexual assault allegations against him,senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday accused the BJP of practising “double standards” on crime against women.

Days after some BJP leaders came out in support of the self-styled godman,Singh tweeted,“Double standards of BJP on crime against women. Death penalty to others but pardon to fake godmen.”

BJP vice-president Prabhat Jha on Tuesday termed the charges against Asaram as a well-planned Congress conspiracy. Earlier,senior BJP leader Uma Bharti too had defended Asaram.

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