‘Fringe Elements’: India To Qatar On Nupur Sharma’s Controversial Remarks On Prophet

New DelhiAmbassador Deepak Mittal said on Sunday that “objectionable tweets” do not reflect the government’s views on the controversial remarks made against Prophet Mohammed, and that these are “opinions of fringe elements”. The development comes as the Qatari government summoned the Indian ambassador over controversial statements made by BJP leaders including party spokespersons Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal.Also Read – My intention was not to hurt anyone’s religious feelings: Nupur Sharma after suspension from BJP

“The Ambassador had met at the Foreign Office, in which concerns were raised regarding some objectionable tweets insulting religious personality in India. “The tweets do not in any way reflect the views of the Government of India,” the ambassador said. These are views of fringe elements, ”the Indian embassy in Qatar said in a statement. Read also – Qatar summons Indian embassy hours after BJP suspended Nupur Sharma for controversial statements

“In accordance with the strong cultural traditions of unity in our civic heritage and diversity, the Government of India respects the highest of all religions. Strict action has already been taken against those who made derogatory remarks, ” he said. Read also – BJP suspends Nupur Sharma from party primary for controversial statement

The BJP has suspended Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal, who issued a statement on Prophet Muhammad.

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