BJP condemns RJD's misbehaviour against Bihar Governor

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New Delhi, Feb 22 (UNI) The BJP today decried the actions of RJD members in demanding the removal of Bihar Governor R S Gavai and said the party strongly condemned the misbehaviour against the elderly Dalit leader.

BJP spokesman Prakash Javadekar, reacting to the ''ugly demands'' in the state assembly, said the BJP believed that Indians could live and work anywhere in the country without any hindrance and any such demand was inappropriate, particularly against Mr Gavai, a respected leader for his contribution in upholding the rights of dalits of the country. "We condemn such ugly behaviour", he remarked.

Asked about the comments of Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thakeray on Hindi language, Mr Javadekar said none could find fault with him when he says "Hindustani first and Maharashtrian next". He alleged that it was Congress which which was stoking language problems in Mumbai Municipal Corporation and cited the resolution of Mr Rajbans Singh seeking equal status for Hindi in transactions of the local body.

One should not forget that the dominant regional language has always been the language of administration in states and nobody could object to Tamil Nadu using Tamil, Karnataka Kannada, Kerala Malayalam and Andhra Pradesh Telugu. The Congress should stop fishing in troubled waters and advice its members to behave properly, he said.

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