Bengaluru: Saffron Party leaders are known to making it to headlines, landing in controversies with their bold statements that usually tend to disturb the Muslim-Hindu harmony hinting the nation has no other issue to deal with leaving behind the growth, development of the nation.
In one such event, Karnataka Minister for rural development and panchayat Raj KS Eshwarappa, who ahead previously made a controversial comment that Muslims won’t be given tickets by BJP has yet again triggered another row on Sunday after he said Patriotic Muslims will vote for BJP and pro-Paksitani will not, HT reports.
He also added that saffron party-led government will ban slaughter of cows in the state.
“Every one has a wish for Akhanda Bharat, why it is not happening is because of fear that they (section of politicians) may not get Muslim votes..” Eshwarappa said.
Speaking at an event here, the legislator said, “Before BJP government came to power I happened to meet couple of Congress MLAs who expressed desire to come to BJP, but claimed that they have over 50,000 Muslim votes in their constituencies and may face defeat if they lose that…” Eshwarappa said.
“I have till today not gone to a single Muslim saluting him for vote. I have won by a lead of over 47,000 votes,” he added.