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Who is Nupur Sharma, BJP leader on hold for her controversial remarks

Nupur Sharma unconditionally withdraws the controversial statement on Sunday.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma has been arrested after her remarks on a TV channel. show He ignited a row and drew a violent reaction from the Gulf countries.

Later, Sharma withdrew her controversial statement unconditionally and said in a permit posted on Twitter that it was not intended to hurt anyone’s religious feelings.

NDTV does not reproduce Sharma’s statement as it is offensive in nature.

Who is Nupur Sharma?

According to her LinkedIn profile, Ms. Sharma is advocate by profession A prominent leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party. She graduated in Law from Delhi University, and holds an LLM from London College of Economics (LSE) in 2011.

Miss Sharma participated in politics From her college days. she also Ambassador work for Teach for India from July 2009 to June 2010, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Political life

Ms. Sharma’s political career began in 2008 when she was elected as chief of Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU), according to the Australian-Indian Youth Dialogue.

Then it worked with Youth wing of the BJP.

disputed against Arvind Kejriwal

Ms. Sharma ran for 2015 Delhi elections against Adami Public Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi seat.

However, she lost the election for the seat.

Controversial notes

BJP took a job against Ms. Sharma after the outbreak of violence in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh over her statements. more than 40 people were injured and over 1500 people Accused in Connection with violence.

countries in Gulf region – Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain – and Iran strongly condemned these statements. Qatar and Bahrain also They summoned the Indian envoy and expressed their disappointment.

the two countries They welcomed, however, the work of the BJP against Mrs. Sharma.

the organization of The Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemned her statements, saying they came in a ‘context of Intensification of hatred and abuse of Islam in India and methodological practices against Muslims.”

In response, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Arindam Baghee “categorically rejected” the unjustified comments of the OIC secretariat, calling them “narrow-minded”. Ministry also said that government of India agreeshighest Respect for all religions.”


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