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Should Nathuram Godse Be Called A Patriot?

May 17, 2019 08:27 PM IST India India

BJP’s Bhopal pick Sadhvi Pragya Thakur stirred a controversy when she termed Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin a patriot, saying those calling him a terrorist would get a befitting reply in elections. Responding to a question on actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan’s statement calling Godse the first terrorist of independent India, Thakur said: “Nathuram Godse ek deshbhakt the, hain aur rahenge (Nathuram Godse was a patriot, is a patriot, and will always remain one).” Watch our video to understand how people reacted to her statement.