NCP chief Sharad Pawar asks Devendra Fadnavis to take sturdy motion towards the officer; she says it was only a “sarcastic” tweet, which was “misinterpreted”
A tweet by an IAS officer in Maharashtra has sparked row, with each opposition events within the state, Congress and NCP (Nationwide Congress Celebration), demanding sturdy motion towards the girl officer. Brihanmumbai Municipal Company Deputy Commissioner Nidhi Choudhari, in a tweet she has deleted now, stated that each one statues of the daddy of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, must be razed and that the federal government also needs to take away his pictures from the forex notes. The officer additionally thanked Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Gandhi in 1948.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, demanding “exemplary motion” towards Choudhary.
NCP chief Jitendra Awhad stated the federal government ought to droop Choudhari for posting the “derogatory” tweet and “glorifying” Godse. “She glorified Godse by posting a derogatory tweet about Gandhiji. This should not be tolerated,” he stated.
“The tweet is condemnable. It solely exhibits her low considering. The necessity of the hour is to cease such a thought,” Maharashtra Congress President Ashok Chavan stated, including that the state authorities ought to make its stand clear on the difficulty, which might be seen into what motion it takes towards the officer.
He stated that the federal government ought to inform the individuals of the nation whether or not it was with Gandhi’s ideology or that of Godse. In the meantime, the officer stated it was only a “sarcastic” tweet, which was “misinterpreted”.
“I do not assume I did something mistaken or any of my tweets till date are mistaken. Test my earlier tweets additionally. It is my private deal with and I can handle trolls head-on. I’m unhappy coz (trigger) they took it completely reverse to what it meant 2019 have to be a celebration of Gandhi in true sense,” she tweeted.
The Godse controversy had erupted after BJP chief Pragya Thakur, throughout her election campaigning, had stated Nathuram Godse was a “deshbhakt and can stay a deshbhakt”. The BJP had requested her to apologise after her remarks left the celebration embarrassed.
Edited by Manoj Sharma