Likening Mumbai to PoK is blasphemy: Congress

Mumbai, September 14

Mumbai is “pride” of Maharashtra and India and to demean town by likening it to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) is “blasphemy”, All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary Ashish Dua mentioned on Monday with out naming actress Kangana Ranaut.

Taking to Twitter a day after Ranaut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan right here over partial razing of her workplace by the Mumbai civic physique, Dua additionally mentioned the governor’s workplace is “not for politics”.

“#Mumbai is pride of #Maharashtra & entire India. This is a city which has realised dreams of millions without prejudice or discrimination. To demean it by comparing with PoK is blasphemy. Guv office is not for politics,” Dua tweeted.

He mentioned the BJP ought to chorus from “dividing citizens on the basis of region”.

Ranaut had mentioned that she met Koshyari to apprise him about “injustice” performed to her.

The Congress is among the ruling constituents of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghahdi (MVA) dispensation; the opposite being the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

Earlier within the day, the actress, who left Mumbai for her native Himachal Pradesh, reiterated her PoK barb, which had riled the Sena and different members of the MVA.

Ranaut has tweeted that she has been terrorised with “constant attacks and abuses” and that her analogy evaluating the Maharashtra capital with PoK was “bang on”.

The Sena and Ranaut have been at loggerheads ever for the reason that actress in contrast Mumbai to PoK after Sena MP Sanjay Raut requested her to not return to Mumbai.

Raut had focused Ranaut after the latter expressed her mistrust within the Mumbai Police in view of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life. PTI


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