Nitin Gadkari has threatened to take legal action against JNU student rights activist Shehla Rashid after she accused the Union minister for road transport and highways of planning to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Rasheed had also said that the RSS was a complicit, and alleged that the motive was to blame the assassination on Muslims and Communists.
She followed up her tweet with ‘#RajivGandhiStyle’, possibly referring to claims in a letter, allegedly written by Maoists, which carried details of plans by the outfit to conduct a Rajiv Gandhi type incident and target the PM.
Looks like RSS/Gadkari is planning to assassinate Modi, and then blame it upon Muslims/Communists and then lynch Muslims #RajivGandhiStyle
— Shehla Rashid (@Shehla_Rashid) June 9, 2018
Later in the day, Gadkari tweeted in response to what she said saying he would take action against anti-social elements making bizarre comments against him.
Rashid then hit back saying that the Union minister was getting worked up over a sarcastic tweet, and asked him to think about what JNU leader Umar Khalid might be going through “after a baseless media assault on him and his father”.
A plot to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a “Rajiv Gandhi-type” incident has been revealed in a letter the Pune Police claimed to have seized from five persons arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence. Former PM Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in Sriperumbedur, Tamil Nadu, on May 21, 1991 by a suicide bomber from Sri Lanka during campaigning.
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