BJP MP s rape slur on anti-CAA protesters
Parvesh Verma warns Delhiites protesters will rape your sisters, daughters
January 29, 2020 06:21 AM
Shaheen Bagh protesters will be cleared within an hour if BJP comes to power, a Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarian said on Tuesday with a sensational accusation: "They will enter your houses, rape your sisters and daughters".
The lawmaker made these remarks on the eve of state polls in New Delhi. Shaheen Bagh is the venue where a large number of people protesting against the CAA.
"This is not just another election. It is an election to decide the unity of a nation. If the BJP comes to power on February 11, you will not find a single protester within an hour. And within a month, we will not spare a single mosque built on government land," said BJP MP from West Delhi, Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma.
"Lakhs of people gather there (Shaheen Bagh)... They will enter your houses, rape your sisters and daughters and kill them. There's time today, (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi ji and Amit Shah won't come to save you tomorrow," he told news agency ANI.
Verma made the statements during a meeting at Vikaspuri assemby constituency.
The Shaheen Bagh protest has been going on for more than a month to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act. Led by women, the protest has become the face of agitation against the new legislation across the country.