Indian actor-politician says the Congress is taking part in a double-game courting Hindu voters whereas appeasing the minorities.
Indian actor-politician Kushboo Sundar, who lately joined the BJP, launched a blistering assault on the Congress celebration, and questioned its dedication to secularism. She mentioned that her former celebration was taking part in communal politics with majority voters whereas appeasing the minority communities within the nation.
“When the opposition events say that the BJP is just about Hindutva, my query to all of the them, together with the Congress is, are you brave sufficient to confess that you’re a celebration just for the minorities and you don’t want the Hindu votes?” Kushboo requested.
Talking solely to Khaleej Instances three days after becoming a member of the BJP, Kushboo, the previous nationwide spokesperson of the Congress, accused the celebration and its chief, Rahul Gandhi of being hypocritical and two-faced relating to politics.
“Why did you go to nice lengths to carry out the main points of Rahul Gandhi being a Hindu? You do need Hindu votes proper? Why play a double-game and have the face of a hypocrite? Should you (Congress celebration) are going to play the sport that the BJP is just about Hindus, then settle for that you’re solely about minorities…and you do not take care of Hindus or Hindu votes. Have they got the heart to do it?” Kushboo puzzled.
Born right into a Muslim household in Mumbai and after making her mark in Kollywood (Tamil movie trade) earlier than becoming a member of the DMK in 2010 and later the Congress in 2014, Kushboo, till lately, had been a vociferous critic of the BJP.
However she made a shock entry into the BJP final Monday and shocked political observers and the plenty.
She now questions the Congress celebration’s “appeasement politics” and praises the BJP for “working exhausting for abolishing Triple Talaq.”
This transfer by the BJP, she mentioned, makes it clear that the celebration is working for the minorities and ladies.
In her tweets earlier than becoming a member of the BJP, Kushboo had criticised the Yogi Adityanath authorities within the state of Uttar Pradesh for its dealing with of the alleged gang rape and homicide of a younger lady in Hathras. Nonetheless, she now says that she is “glad” that UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has handed over the case to the CBI.
“Sure, I’ve been very vocal about it (Hathras incident). The truth is, I did discuss it. I’m glad that Yogi Adityanath Ji has ordered a CBI enquiry into the case,” she identified.
So, do the problems she raised in regards to the Hathras incident concerning the remedy of the sufferer’s household vanish now?
“It doesn’t go away. When Hathras occurred, we have been protesting in Chennai and throughout Tamil Nadu. There was a 19-year previous child who was gangraped in Tamil Nadu. Why has no one spoken about it? There was one other 12-year-old child who was gangraped. She was blackmailed and her mother and father have been protesting in Chennai. Why did we not elevate a problem about it? As a result of UP is BJP (dominated).”
“Why did Mr Rahul Gandhi not come to Chennai, why when there was a lady raped in Maharashtra did Mr Rahul Gandhi not go to Maharashtra? Why did the Congress right here (Tamil Nadu) not elevate the problem in regards to the two youngsters who have been raped in Tamil Nadu? You do not play politics with the dignity of a girl,” Kushboo mentioned.
She added: “We aren’t going to play politics saying she belonged to a specific group, or she belonged to a specific faith, or whether or not she belonged to a BJP or Congress dominated state. She was a daughter of this nation and that’s the reason we’ve got to battle to make sure that the daughter of the nation must really feel protected. She must really feel empowered. She has to carve out a distinct segment for herself.”
Kushboo mentioned that attacking BJP was solely a “political thought”.
“We do not have to make it political. Every part will not be about politics.”
Stating that the feedback she made in opposition to the BJP previously was as a result of she was muddled within the politics of the Congress. “Attacking the BJP is a political thought. Once I battle for a girl, I battle for a girl.”
So has she reduce a cope with the BJP for her big-bang entry into electoral politics?. “I don’t know about getting a ticket and contesting within the forthcoming elections in Tamil Nadu. I’ll depart it to the celebration to resolve. There isn’t any cut price, there is no such thing as a pact signed that that is what must be given to me and solely then I’ll come into the celebration. It’s religion and it’s belief. They belief me and I belief them,” Kushboo mentioned.
Requested if she plans to emerge as essentially the most distinguished face of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, she quips, “I don’t know, in the event that they assume I’m the face, I’m glad.” –