Patna: On Thursday, BJP challenged Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government to ban the ongoing meeting of the Vishva Hindu Parishad in Patna.
This dare comes after few ministers including Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav threatened to take action against VHP leader Pravin Togadia if he tried to deliver a hate speech during the meet here.
Confirming the same, senior BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said, “BJP challenges the state government to ban the VHP meeting.”
He further went on to say that the ministers in Bihar have been attacking the VHP and Togadia for self publicity.
On the other hand, former state Minorities Welfare Minister Abdul Ghafoor of RJD said that VHP and Togadia deliver hate speeches among the people for social division.
This is not the first time when VHP and Togadia have been banned from holding a meet in the state as when RJD’s Lalu Prasad Yadav was the state’s CM in 2000, he did not allow Togadia to enter Bihar.