Kejriwal's tweet depicting man with broom chasing Swastika an attack on Hitler, not intended to hurt Hindus, says AAP
The opposition party claimed that the picture, shared by Kejriwal on 20 March, showed a man chase a 'Hindu swastika' with a broom, the symbol of Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
AAP clarified that picture of a man chasing Swastika with a broom shared by Arvind Kejriwal was an "attack" on Adolf Hitler and not intended to hurt Hindus
'The BJP should, first of all, understand the difference between Hindu and Nazi symbols,' the party statement said
Kejriwal on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is using the tactics of Hitler to grab power
New Delhi: The AAP on Sunday clarified that the picture of a man chasing the Nazi symbol with a broom shared by party supremo Arvind Kejriwal was an "attack" on German dictator Adolf Hitler and not intended to hurt Hindu sentiments. The development comes a day after a BJP delegation met the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer to complaint against Kejriwal's alleged attempt to incite religious frenzy and communal tensions.
The opposition party claimed that the picture, shared by Kejriwal on 20 March, showed a man chase a "Hindu swastika" with a broom, the symbol of Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The AAP, in a statement, alleged that the BJP was propagating a false narrative against the party by claiming that it had hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus. The tweet was simply an attack on Hitler and his way of operating, the AAP said. "The BJP should, first of all, understand the difference between Hindu and Nazi symbols," the party statement said.
It looks "very foolish" for the BJP, which claims to be a Hindu nationalist party, to claim the Nazi symbol as its own, it said. "The BJP should apologise to Hindus for relating them with Germany's Hitler and for simply trying (to take) a cheap shot at the Delhi chief minister," the AAP said.
Kejriwal on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is using the tactics of Hitler to grab power after a video of members of a Muslim family being beaten up with sticks by a group of men in Gurgaon's Dhamaspur village went viral.
Arvind Kejriwal termed the allegation 'fake' and went out to praise Bhagwant Mann, calling him the honest Chief Minister Punjab ever got
Nearly 30 retired IPS officers write to president Murmu against Kejriwal's 'boorish' behaviour with police personnel
The letter signed by several former state police chiefs cited a recent spat involving Kejriwal and Gujarat Police officials over the former's insistence to ride an autorickshaw during his poll campaigning in the state
His remarks came after the ED launched fresh raids at about 40 locations across the country as part of a money laundering investigation into alleged irregularities in the now-scrapped Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22