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NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday mentioned Sam Pitroda’s “hua to hua” comment over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots was utterly out of line and he ought to apologise for it.
“I believe 1984 was a useless tragedy that brought on large ache. I believe justice must be finished. The individuals who had been liable for the 1984 tragedy should be punished,” Rahul Gandhi mentioned in a Fb publish.
“The Former PM, Manmohan Singh Ji has apologised. My mom, Sonia Gandhi Ji has apologised. All of us have made our place very clear – that 1984 was a horrible tragedy and will by no means have occurred,” he added.
“What Mr. Sam Pitroda has mentioned is completely and utterly out of line and isn’t appreciated. I will probably be speaking this to him instantly. He should apologise for his remark,” Rahul mentioned.
Earlier at present, the Congress distanced itself from the “so what” remarks of Sam Pitroda in regards to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and requested the leaders of the get together to watch out and delicate in future.
Congress’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala mentioned the get together abhorred violence of any sort towards any particular person or group of individuals on the premise of caste, creed, color, area or faith, including that riots and violence had no place within the Indian society.
Stating that the Congress had strived to make sure justice for the 1984 riot victims, he mentioned the get together continued to help the hunt for justice and stern punishment for these discovered responsible within the anti-Sikh riots, as additionally the following acts of violence, together with the 2002 riots in Gujarat.
“Violence and riots are unacceptable and unpardonable in our society…
“Any opinion or comment made by any particular person on the contrary, together with Sam Pitroda, is just not the opinion of the Congress get together. We advise all leaders to watch out and delicate,” Surjewala mentioned in a press release.
Pitroda later apologised for his remark, saying his assertion was taken out of context as his Hindi was not good.
In the meantime, maintaining his assault over Sam Pitroda’s touch upon the anti-Sikh riots, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned it mirrored Congress’s mindset.
Addressing a rally in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi, Modi linked the comment to the opposition get together’s “vanity”, a mentality which he mentioned will be certain that it will get even fewer than the 44 seats it gained within the 2014 parliamentary elections.
Answering a reporter’s query Thursday on the 1984 riots, Congress chief Sam Pitroda had mentioned “hua to hua”, which roughly interprets as “so what?”
“Hua to hua – it is a reflection of the mentality of the Congress,” the prime minister mentioned, including that no one was delivered to justice for years after the riots.
That is the vanity of the Congress which introduced it to 44 seats. This time the folks will pull it down even additional,” he mentioned.
“Our authorities is doing the job of dishing out justice for the sin dedicated by the Congress ‘naamdars’ in 1984,” Modi mentioned, utilizing the Hindi time period by which he refers to “dynasts”.
“It’s the first time that justice is being finished over the anti-Sikh riots; the perpetrators are being given life phrases and demise sentences,” he mentioned.
(With inputs from companies)


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