India’s Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde says BJP, RSS run terrorist camps
Jaipur: Indian Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday accused BJP & RSS of conducting ‘terror training’ camps to spread saffron terrorism in the country.
“Reports have come during investigation that BJP & RSS conduct terror training camps to spread terrorism…Bombs were planted in Samjhauta express, Mecca Masjid & moreover a blast was carried out in Malegaon.
“We will have to think approximately it seriously & will have to remain alert,” Press Trust of India quoted him as saying at the AICC meeting here.
As his remarks came under attack from BJP & RSS, Mr Shinde after said: “This has come so many times in the papers…It\'s not a new thing that I have said today.”
“This is saffron terrorism that I have talked about. It\'s the same thing & nothing new. It has come in the media several times,” the minister said.
To a question if it was Hindu terrorism or saffron terrorism, he said, “This is saffron terrorism (that) I have stated.”
Mr Shinde said that infiltration from Pakistan, insurgency in the North-East & Naxalism were the main challenges before the country. “Infiltration is from Pakistan, insurgency is in some states in the North-East & Naxalism is another challenge. Environment is being created against peace yet the department will do its complete work,” he said.
The minister said a solution to Naxalism could through initiation of development in the affected areas. “Facilities will have be provided to bring peace in Naxalism-affected areas,” he said.
Source – Thenewstribe