It was in the evening of 26 November 2008 that India’s vibrant financial and entertainment capital Mumbai fell victim to one of the most shocking terrorist attacks that the world has ever seen.… In an operation that lasted for four days, … Many security personnel lost their lives in this long security operation, among them was Joint Commissioner of Police Hemant Karkare. Hemant Karkare was a 53 year old officer who was killed after being shot thrice during the terrorist ambush in Mumbai.…
A month later, the ATS arrested eight people including current BJP MP from Bhopal- Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur. It was during his investigation of the case that Karkare and his team tracked down the owner of the motorcycle which was used in the attacks. The motorcycle belonged to Sadhvi Pragya and the ATS also alleged that the accused arrested in the Malegaon blast case were part of a Hindu extremist group that organised and carried out the blasts. Over a month later, Hemant Karkare was killed on the night of 26/11.…
Looking at Pragya Thakur’s steady promotion in the ruling establishment and the constant support that she has received from her leaders, it becomes difficult for us to see how she can keep up the ethos of a secular national fabric. As the opposition begins a political war against the Malegaon blast accused and BJP’s Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur’s nomination to the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, we really want to know from the saffron party, why it is trying to defend the indefensible?
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