Conspiracy against Hindus, PM in name of intolerance, lynching: BJP

Conspiracy against Hindus, PM in name of intolerance, lynching: BJP

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New Delhi: The BJP Sunday said a "conspiracy" was being hatched against Hindus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the nation to gain political mileage in the name of intolerance and lynching incidents.

"There is a war between two ideologies — one that wants to disintegrate the country and the other represented by nationalists. The war will be won by the latter," party spokesperson Sambit Patra said at a seminar organised by Delhi BJP.

The seminar, titled "Intolerance to mob lynching — How propaganda machinery works", was attended by Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and Supreme Court advocate Monika Arora.

Patra's comments came against the backdrop of recent incidents of lynching in different parts of the country.

"We will win because we are with the truth. It's not a simple war but it is a targeted conspiracy against the nation, Hindus, Modi, and the BJP," he alleged.

Patra accused the Congress of trying to create a particular narrative on Kashmir. To drive his point home, he cited the statements made by Congress leaders Saifuddin Soz, Mani Shankar Aiyar, and Sandeep Dikshit.

Referring to the violence in West Bengal's Basirhat, he alleged that the Congress and Mamata Banerjee were "encouraging the ideologies of Wahhabism and Salafism in the country in the name of secularism for political objectives".

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