Amid row over Karnataka Congress presidentwhich he withdrew and apologised for, Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis questioned Rahul Gandhi whether or not he agrees to what Jarkiholi mentioned on Shivaji Maharaj. Sharing a video of Jarkiholi wherein he purportedly commented on Shivaji Maharaj and Sambhaji Maharaj, Fadnavis tweeted, “Do you agree with this non-sensical, deceptive, insulting lie spewed out by your get together’s MLA, in regards to the nice Chhatrapati Sambhaji maharaj? Is that this your Congress Celebration’s official assertion? Maharashtra won’t tolerate this.”
BJP’s Amit Malviya mentioned Rahul Gandhi ought to make clear whether or not he endorses Jakriholi’s assertion, as he’s now touring Maharashtra along with his Bharat Jodo Yatra. “Rahul Gandhi is in Maharashtra for Bharat Jodo Yatra and his Karnataka MLA and motor mouth Satish Jarkiholi is insulting Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Does Rahul Gandhi endorse this place of a senior Congress chief? Until he clarifies, his intentions will stay suspect,” Amit Malviya mentioned.
Within the undated video, Jarkiholi talked about Shivaji Maharaj, Sambhaji Maharaj, some poisoning and the British killing Sambhaji Maharaj. “It’s one other side of historical past that Sambhaji was later known as Dharamveer,” the Congress chief purportedly mentioned.
The Congress chief was on the centre of controversy as he recntly mentioned Hindu is a foul phrase. Dealing with flak, he withdrew the assertion and apologised for it. Nevertheless, Jarkiholi mentioned he withdrew his assertion to avoud a backlash whereas he believes that what he mentioned in regards to the origin of the phrase ‘Hindu’ was appropriate. “I’ll attempt to show my phrases within the coming days. I’ll meet historians on this regard… I had spoken at a personal perform and I didn’t suppose it will change into such an enormous situation. However, I’m a pacesetter within the Congress get together. The get together shouldn’t be affected by my statements. That’s why I’ve apologised and brought again my assertion,” he mentioned.
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