Union Regulation Minister, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday launched a scathing assault on a BBC documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which has sparked controversy since its launch. Mr Rijiju said that some folks haven’t obtained over their “colonial intoxication” and for them “whites” are nonetheless their “rulers”.
“For some folks, the white rulers are nonetheless the masters whose determination on India is closing and never the choice of the Supreme Courtroom of India or the desire of the folks of India,” Mr Rijiju tweeted in Hindi.
Two days in the past, Mr Rijiju had stated: “Some folks in India nonetheless have not obtained over the colonial intoxication. They think about the BBC above the Supreme Courtroom of India and decrease the nation’s dignity and picture to any extent to please their ethical masters.”
Final week, India denounced the controversial BBC documentary sequence on Prime Minister Modi, describing it as a ‘propaganda piece’ designed to push a discredited narrative.
“We predict it is a propaganda piece designed to push a selected discredited narrative. The bias, lack of objectivity, and albeit persevering with colonial mindset are blatantly seen,” Exterior Affairs Ministry spokesperson, Arindam Bagchi, stated throughout a weekly media briefing on nineteenth January.
Mr Bagchi added that the documentary is a mirrored image of people who’re peddling this narrative once more.
In a robust response to the BBC documentary on Saturday, greater than 300 eminent Indians, together with retired judges, bureaucrats, and armed forces veterans, signed a press release slamming the British nationwide broadcaster for exhibiting “unrelenting prejudice” in the direction of India and its chief.
US State Division spokesperson, Ned Value, responding to a media question on Monday stated: “I am not aware of the documentary you are referring to, nonetheless, I’m very aware of the shared values that enact america and India as two thriving and vibrant democracies.”
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