“Will Face Legally”: Karnataka BJP MLA Over His “End Off Siddaramaiah” Comment

Ashwath Narayan in a sequence of tweets mentioned that his remarks had been informal allusions and never malicious.


On the difficulty of a case filed in opposition to him for his alleged “end off Siddaramaiah” comment, former Karnataka Minister and Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) MLA CN Ashwath Narayan on Thursday mentioned that he’ll face it politically in addition to legally.

BJP MLA CN Ashwath Narayan mentioned that he had made it clear that his assertion had no intention to harm Chief Minister Siddaramaiah or his sentiments and added that then the opposition had accepted his clarification.

“I had made it very clear that my assertion had no intention of wounding CM Siddaramaiah, his sentiments or emotions and I expressed my remorse too. The opposition celebration accepted my assertion. Now they’re opening 3 months outdated closed chapter. I’ll face it politically in addition to legally”, he mentioned.

MLA Narayan’s response got here a day after the Karnataka Congress registered an FIR in opposition to him for his alleged assertion to “end off” Siddaramaiah like “Uri Gowda and Nanje Gowda completed off Tipu Sultan”.

A delegation of Congress leaders led by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) spokesperson M Lakshmana and Mysuru District Congress Committee President B J Vijaykumar on Wedneday submitted a contemporary grievance at Devaraja police station in Mysuru.

The FIR has been registered beneath Sections 506 and 153 of the IPC.

Earlier in February this 12 months a grievance was filed by KPCC spokesperson on the Malleshwaram police station in opposition to Ashwath Narayan however no motion was taken.

Whereas addressing a public occasion this February, the Karnataka minister had exhorted folks to “end off” Siddaramaiah the best way the 2 Vokkaliga chieftains — Uri Gowda and Nanje Gowda — had killed Seventeenth-century Mysuru ruler Tipu Sultan. Congress has maintained that the duo are fictional characters.

Subsequently, Ashwath Narayan in a sequence of tweets mentioned that his remarks had been informal allusions and never malicious.

“Let me make my stand clear. The phrases used to check Tipu Sultan and Siddaramaiah in Mandya are informal allusions and never malicious phrases. However my phrases are being misconstrued. It wasn’t meant to harm anybody,” he tweeted.

“Debate is an integral a part of politics & important for a wholesome democracy. It’s on this spirit that my phrases must be interpreted. It might be Siddaramaiah’s tradition to be calling the Prime Minister a “mass assassin” and assailing the Chief Minister,” learn his tweet.

Ashwath Narayan additional added that he had solely talked about that Congress must be defeated within the elections.

“The folks of the State are nicely conscious of Siddaramaiah’s language proficiency. I used to be merely alluding to the truth that Congress must be defeated on this election. And, in any case, our folks of Mandya don’t possess the brutal mentality of Tipu,” he had tweeted.

To this Siddaramaiah had then said that love and friendship can’t be anticipated from leaders of a celebration, which “worships the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi”.

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