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Bengaluru Doesn’t Belong To “Militants”: HD Kumaraswamy Slams Tejasvi Surya

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Bengaluru doesn’t belong to militants, it’s ours, HD Kumaraswamy stated (File)

Bengaluru:

Slamming BJP MP Tejasvi Surya over his current feedback that Bengaluru has turn into the “epicentre of terror activities”, former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday stated the comment is a shame to town, which “does not belong to militants”.

The Janata Dal (Secular) chief additional stated that the assertion was even an “insult to senior BJP leaders” and demanded an apology from the “concerned BJP leader”.

“Some people having links with terrorist organisations were caught after the D J Halli incident. Our criticism must be against them… not the home of millions of people… Bengaluru does not belong to militants, it is ours… Bengaluru is our pride,” Mr Kumaraswamy’s tweet in Kannada learn.

He was referring to an incident of mob violence on August 11 when over 3,000 folks went on a rampage, torching the residences of Congress MLA R Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy and his sister Jayanthi, in addition to DJ Halli and KJ Halli police stations in Bengaluru.

Without naming the BJP chief, he added, “The insult made by some commentators within the BJP that Bengaluru is a centre of terror activities is a disgrace to the city. I saw in media how CM BS Yeddyurappa struggled to justify such a statement, during a press conference on Monday. This slanderous statement is an insult to the senior BJP leaders as well.”

A day after turning into the president of the of BJP’s youth wing on September 26, Surya had stated that Bengaluru has turn into an epicentre of terror actions and that he has urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to arrange a everlasting division of the National Investigation Agency.

The assertion drew sharp criticism from the Opposition. Earlier, Congress’ DK Shivakumar had requested the BJP to sack him from his new submit. 

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