Chidambaram has insulted "majority community": BJP

Indore, Feb 11 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh BJP todaysaid that the Union Home Minister P Chidambaram had insultedthe "majority community" by his remarks that BJP government inthe state was encouraging religious fundamentalism.

"The statement of the Union Home Minister is an insultof the majority community and if Chidambaram and CongressGeneral Secretary Digvijay Singh continue to do so, then they(the majority community) are also ready to settle the scorewith them," said the State BJP President, Prabhat Jha, here.

Jha was reacting to Chidambaram''s statement at thelocal Congress office here yesterday. The Union Home Ministerhad said that BJP, which rules the state, was encouragingreligious fundamentalism, and dividing the society.

Jha said that it appeared Chidambaram was not aware ofprevailing situation in the state and instead of saving theCongress, he was "making another hole in the party''s sinkingboat". PTI HWP MAS KRK

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