Kolkata: Adding to the list of controversial 'anti-nationalism' statements, BJP’s West Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh said those who raised pro-Pakistan slogans would be beheaded.
“The BJP government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been tough on Pakistan and Bangladesh. We will not tolerate such things. Those who give anti-national statements will be punished. Those who speak against the nation will be shortened by six inches,” said Ghosh, while addressing a meeting of party workers in Birbhum.
A pamphlet was also issued in the name of the party which called for “Hindu unity” against the “Talibani” rule of a minority community.
The comment comes a day after violence and tension hit Birbhum district after a college student made an "objectionable" post on a social networking website.
Earlier on Tuesday, one person was killed after mob allegedly attacked a police station and damaged vehicles in Illambazar and Dubrajpur areas of Birbhum district.
Addressing a protest rally in Birbhum, Ghosh said that the police there was completely unable to control the situation. He later submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate....