Hudhud times: In a controversial statement, BJP MLA Sangeet Som has claimed his party will “build temples at all those places in India where temples have been razed to build mosques”.
Mr Som, who is the MLA from western UP’s Sardhana seat and is known to make contentious statements, made the remarks while attacking Samajwadi Party chief and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at a press conference in Sardhana to mark the completion of 4.5 years of the Adityanath govt in UP
Mr Som was responding to Mr Yadav’s recent salvo on the Uttar Pradesh government for doing away with the holiday on Vishwakarma Puja.
Mr Som also claimed that everyone in India, including Muslims, are Hindu.
” Akhilesh Yadav is a seasonal Hindu. This won’t work, in India everyone is a Hindu, a Muslim is a Hindu, a Hindu is a hindu and Hindustan belongs to Hindus.” , Mr Som said.