New Delhi, August 26: Pragya Singh Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, on Monday blamed the Opposition for the recent deaths of veteran leaders of the party including Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley. According to a tweet by ANI, the BJP MP, who has raked up several controversies in the past, said that once a saint (Maharaj) had told her that the party is facing a bad time as the Opposition has cast an evil spell on the party and its leaders. Sadhvi Pragya Thakur Apologises, Calls 26/11 Mumbai Attacks Hero Hemant Karkare a ‘Martyr’.
In a video released by ANI, Thakur said that once a saint had told her this and she later forgot about it, but now with the recent deaths of BJP veterans, she thinks what the Maharaj had said was true. "Once a Maharaj ji told me that bad times are upon us and opposition is up to something, using some 'marak shakti' against BJP. I later forgot what he said, but now when I see our top leaders leaving us one by one, I am forced to think, wasn't Maharaj ji right?", Thakur said. Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur Breaks Down Recalling Her 'Torture' in Custody; Watch Video.
Here's the Video:
#WATCH Pragya Thakur,BJP MP: Once a Maharaj ji told me that bad times are upon us&opposition is upto something, using some 'marak shakti' against BJP.I later forgot what he said,but now when I see our top leaders leaving us one by one,I am forced to think,wasn't Maharaj ji right? pic.twitter.com/ZeYHkacFJj
— ANI (@ANI) August 26, 2019
Veteran leaders of the BJP including Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Manohar Parrikar passed away this year. All the three were believed to be the tallest leaders in the Indian polity. Jaitley, one of the veterans of the BJP, was given the last rites with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat on August 25. Swaraj passed away on August 6 while Parrikar breathed his last on March 17 this year.