The BJP will boycott home minister Sushilkumar Shinde to protest his remarks against Hindutva terror.
“BJP workers will show black flags to Shinde wherever he goes for a public meeting. We’ll also not attend any meeting in Parliament called by him as Leader of the House. He must withdraw his remark and apologise,” BJP leader Ananth Kumar said after a meeting of the BJP core group attended by party president Rajnath Singh, LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley.
Rajnath Singh told reporters that the party would raise his remarks in the House too.
The BJP leaders also discussed the Karnataka situation in the meet that lasted more than two hours.
Court seeks reply from Delhi police
A Delhi court on Friday sought a reply from the Delhi Police regarding a compliant reckoning registration of a criminal case against Sushilkumar Shinde for his remarks on Hindu terror. The petition was filed by An RTI activist Vivek Garg.