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Stand by my statement calling Pragya Thakur a terrorist: Rahul Gandhi


New Delhi, Nov 29: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said he stood by his remarks calling BJP MP Pragya Thakur a "terrorist".

"Let them do it. I have made my stand clear," Rahul told reporters outside parliament.

File photo of Rahul Gandhi and Pragya Thakur

"What Pragya Thakur says is what she believes in. I don't agree with her, but she believes in it," Gandhi added.

My remarks twisted, was called terrorist: Pragya Thakur on Godse row

Nishikant Dubey, BJP MP had demanded a privilege motion against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his purported remarks describing Pragya Thakur as a terrorist.

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    Citing an editorial in Saamna, the mouth piece of Shiv Sena, Dubey claimed the Maharashtra-based party, which has recently formed a coalition government with the Congress in the state, had hailed Godse as a patriot.

    Whie issuing apology over Godse row, Pragya slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who had referred to her as a "terrorist" in a tweet on Thursday.

    Terrorist Pragya calls terrorist Godse a patriot: Rahul Gandhi

    "It is defamatory to call me a terrorist. A member of the House referred to me as a terrorist. It is an attack on my dignity. No charges against me have been proven in court," Thakur said.

    Thakur created a controversy on Wednesday with her remarks on Nathuram Godse.

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