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Show same ‘urgency’ in other terror cases: Digvijaya Singh on Yakub Memon’s hanging

Singh said, "I have my doubts the way the cases of other Terror accused are being conducted. Let's see. Credibility of the Govt and Judiciary is at stake"

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Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday voiced hope that “exemplary urgency and commitment” shown by the “government and judiciary” in Yakub Memon case will also be displayed in all cases of terror, irrespective of the religion of the accused.

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“Yakub Memon hanged. Exemplary urgency and commitment has been shown by Govt and Judiciary in punishing an accused of Terror”.

“I hope similar commitment of Govt and Judiciary would be shown in all cases of Terror irrespective of their Caste Creed and Religion (sic),” Singh said in a series of tweets noting that he has doubts in this regard.


Singh said, “I have my doubts the way the cases of other Terror accused are being conducted. Let’s see. Credibility of the Govt and Judiciary is at stake”.

“What a coincidence ! Funerals of Two Indian Muslims on the same day. Dr Kalam who has made every Indian proud of his achievements for India”

“And Yakub Menon who has by being associated with those involved in terror brought shame to the whole community.”

“A lesson for all Indians to keep away from Religious Fundamentalism which leads to Violence and Terrorism. Be Liberal Secular and Modern,” he tweeted.


The Congress leader said, “Let us be Indians First. Shun hatred and violence. Be Gandhian. Adopt and practice the Ideology of Love Compassion and Non Violence.

In another tweet, he alleged that activist Teesta Setalvad, who is accused of embezzling funds from her NGA meant for 2002 Gujarat riots victim, was being targeted for fighting against the communal forces.

“Teesta Setalvad is being targeted by Modi Sarkar for fighting against communal forces.”

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“All right thinking secular people must support Teesta. A relentless Fighter for a Cause,” he added.

First published on: 30-07-2015 at 15:12 IST
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