“We Didn’t Spare Gandhi”: Hindu Leader Arrested Over Threat In Karnataka
A leader of Hindu Mahasabha has been arrested in Mangaluru with his two associates, a day after he threatened Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai over the demolition of a temple, saying, “We didn’t spare Gandhiji, who are you?”
Dharmendra, state general secretary of the outfit, made the remarks during a press conference on the issue of temple demolition that has put the BJP government in a spot. The government has come under criticism from several quarters over the demolition of a temple in Nanjangud, Mysuru, following a Supreme Court directive.
Speaking to reporters yesterday, Dharmendra said, “We won’t allow this (temple demolition). We didn’t spare Gandhiji, who are you then? If Gandhiji could be assassinated, do you think we won’t consider the same for you?…