Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday slammed leaders of opposition events for occurring an “overdrive against criticism and frivolous social media posts”. Taking to Twitter, he known as out Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal over latest arrests and circumstances filed towards these criticising them.
“Champions of free speech today are the real threat to freedom of expression and plurality,” one of Pradhan’s tweets read.
The Union minister further wrote that starting from the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) to the AAP, and even the Trinamool Congress (TMC), all “political actors” have been taking it too far and questioned if the “esteem” of those leaders like Pawar and Kejriwal was so fragile.
“Not an advocate of derogatory comments and posts promoting hate, but the likes of Sharad Pawar and Arvind Kejriwal have taken it too far with slapgates, witch-hunts, arrests and diatribes,” Pradhan wrote in one other tweet.
“Classic case of what happens when ego spirals out of control,” the tweet added.
Is their esteem so fragile? Classic case of what occurs when ego spirals uncontrolled.
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) May 16, 2022
Pradhan’s swipe comes two days after Maharashtra BJP chief Vinayak Ambekar approached the Pune Police, claiming that some 20 NCP employees attacked him at his workplace within the metropolis over his submit towards Pawar. Ambekar, in response to a PTI report, mentioned he was a tax advisor and had written a social media submit on Friday for which he was requested to apologise by NCP MP Girish Bapat.
“Today, I got a call from someone who said he wanted some tax advice. This man came to my office with 20 people and slapped me. My spectacles broke. I have submitted a complaint to the police and want a case to be registered,” the Maharashtra BJP chief was quoted as saying.
Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil shared a video of the incident on his Twitter deal with through which Ambekar could possibly be seen seated at a desk, whereas having an argument with some males. After a number of seconds into the video, one man is seen slapping Ambekar that makes the BJP chief’s glasses fall off.
महाराष्ट्र प्रदेश भारतीय जनता पार्टीचे प्रवक्ते प्रा. विनायक आंबेकर यांच्या वर राष्ट्रवादीच्या गुंडांनी भ्याड हल्ला केला असून, भाजपाच्या वतीने मी या हल्ल्याचा तीव्र शब्दांत निषेध व्यक्त करतो. राष्ट्रवादीच्या या गुंडांवर तात्काळ कारवाई झालीच पाहिजे !@BJP4Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/qR7lNc1IEN
— Chandrakant Patil (@ChDadaPatil) May 14, 2022
“Maharashtra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Vinayak Ambekar has been attacked by NCP goons and on behalf of BJP, I strongly condemn this attack. These NCP goons must be dealt with immediately!” Patil wrote on the micro-blogging website.
A non-cognizable (NC) offence was lodged on Sunday based mostly on Ambekar’s grievance, an official from Pune’s Khada Police station informed PTI.
Meanwhile, Marathi actor Ketali Chitale and a pupil named Nikhil Bhamre have been arrested on Saturday for allegedly sharing objectionable posts on Pawar. Chitale has been despatched to police custody until May 18.
Recently, Delhi BJP chief Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga made headlines after he was arrested earlier this month for allegedly making provocative feedback on Kejriwal. A dramatic face-off, involving cops of three states, ensued after Punjab Police arrested Bagga from his residence within the nationwide capital’s Janakpuri.
Bagga was introduced again to Delhi, and launched however later Punjab Police secured an arrest warrant from a Mohali courtroom. The BJP chief then bought safety from arrest until July 5 after the Punjab and Haryana excessive courtroom stayed his arrest.
The Kejriwal-led AAP lately got here to energy in Punjab after registering a landslide victory.