Mangalore Mar 7, 2016: “BJP- MP, Ananth Kumar Hegde, should be dismissed from the party for his communal speech against the Islam” said Ibrahim Kodijaal, Congress District unit Interim President on March 07, 2016.
He was speaking to the press at Congress office. Pointing out Ananth Kumar’s statement “as long as Islam exist in this world, terrorism will also exists” Ibrahim Kodijaal said that, Ananth Kumar has forgotten the Hindu Veda Vakya “Sarva Jana Sukhino Bhavanthu” (May all people be Happy) as his comments are against all the religious principles. Islam stands for peace and it strongly condemn terrorism.
He also said that, people of all religions have elected Ananth Kumar as Lok Sabha member as he is up against the people’s trust. Being a Lok Sabha member this has brought disgrace to his individuality, Police department should charge criminal offence against Ananth Kumar and should be punished severely, said Kodijaal.
Every citizen in the country should condemn for installing Naturam Godse statue in the temple, peace and equality should seen among people for the development in the country, said Kodijaal.
MLC Ivan D’Souza, AC Vinay Raj, Nazeer Bajal, Samshuddin and others were present.