New Delhi: Union Law Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi “need not answer on silly issues” like the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.
While responding to a query about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence over Vyapam scam, he said, “Concerned ministers and party president have made statements (on Vyapam issue). For each silly issue asking the prime minister to answer is not fair”.
“See, the PM need not answer on silly issues,” he added.
In a shocking incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Madhya Pradesh asked parents of a minor rape victim to express gratitude to the local MP for visiting them.
Sudarshan Gupta, a BJP legislator, was caught on camera in Indore’s MY Hospital, asking the victim’s kin to thank his party MP Sudhir Gupta for visiting them at the hospital to inquire about the minor girl’s condition. Immediately, the parents of the victim were seen nodding and folding their hands before Sudhir. “Say thank you to the MP (Sudhir Gupta). he has travelled only to meet you (Sansad ji ko dhanyavad boliye, special aapke liye aaye hain)”
The eight-year-old girl was abducted from her school in Hafiz Colony here and allegedly gang-raped at her house in Mandsaur three days ago. The girl’s condition is “continuously improving” and she may be discharged in about two weeks, a senior medical official said on Saturday.
So far, the Madhya Pradesh Police has arrested two people in connection with the incident. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday condemned the incident and said the accused should be hanged till death. Meanwhile, locals in the district have been protesting against the incident, demanding death penalty to the accused. (IANS)