New Delhi, Jan 13 : Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Monday dissociated the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) from the controversial statement of its West Bengal party chief Dilip Ghosh.
'BJP as a party has nothing to do with what a Dilip Ghosh may have said. It is a figment of his imagination & BJP Govts in UP, Assam have Never Ever resorted to shooting people for whatever reason whatsoever,' Mr Supriyo said in a tweet.
Mr Ghosh has courted controversy on Sunday by threatening to shoot and kill those involved in damaging public property "like the same way in Uttar Pradesh".
Addressing a public meeting at Nadia district in West Bengal, Mr Ghosh lashed out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for not taking action on those destroying railway property and public transport during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in the state.
He has accused Ms Banerjee of appeasement politics saying 'In Assam and Uttar Pradesh, our government has shot these people like dogs'. 'Very irresponsible of Dilip Da to have said what he said,' Mr Supriyo said in his missive. (UNI)