'They said won't get Hindu votes': Asaduddin Owaisi on why AIMIM didn't join INDIA bloc

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2 min read 18 Sep 2023, 10:13 PM IST Edited By Sayantani Biswas

AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi accuses INDIA conjugation of bigotry, claiming they denied him a summons owed to deficiency of Hindu votes. He criticizes Congress for marginalizing Muslim politicians since 1950 and questions Rahul Gandhi's triumph successful Wayanad.

AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi  (PTI)Premium AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi (PTI)

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MP Asaduddin Owaisi connected Monday made scathing revelations astir the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) accusing the Opposition conjugation bloc of indulging successful bigotry. Owaisi connected Monday alleged that the INDIA bloc did not springiness him a ‘ticket’ reasoning it with the information that 'they won't get a Hindu vote'.

Talking astatine a league successful Delhi, the AIMIM main explained wherefore the enactment did not articulation the INDIA conjugation to reason the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) successful the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections.

""...We are not successful the INDIA Alliance and I don't attraction astir it... It would beryllium suffocating there. Why are they not lasting up against the BJP connected their ideology... They told that if they springiness america a ticket, they won't get a Hindu vote..." Owaisi was heard saying.

“I americium saying this openly, they accidental this down closed walls." Owaisi further alleged.

Owaisi said, “My predisposition does not judge that Muslims should not contention elections. I deliberation Muslims should enactment successful elections... You won't triumph until you fight. Even if you lose, lasting up successful elections is necessary... You volition ne'er triumph if you don't contention elections fearing defeat. You request to suffer doubly oregon thrice earlier you win... "

Owaisi deed retired astatine the governmental script successful India, 3 years aft the Independence, since the twelvemonth the Indian Constitution came into effect. Owaisi alleged that ‘Secratian politics’ has been going connected since 1950 and did not commencement connected 2014, hinting astatine the information that the Congress had been liable for marginalising Muslim politicians. 

"Sectarian authorities against Muslims has been going connected since 1950, it did not statesman successful 2014... The situation has been unsmooth for Muslims since the beginning..." the AIMIM main added. 

Owaisi further trained guns connected the governmental stature of Congress person and MP from Wayanad Rahul Gandhi. Owaisi said, “Rahul Gandhi mislaid successful Amethi but won successful Wayanad. Asaduddin Owaisi did not contention elections there. I did not person immoderate woody with the BJP there. He won from Wayanad due to the fact that determination is the Muslim League there. Muslim League saved him from drowning..."

Earlier this year, Congress person Rahul Gandhi, portion responding to a question connected the Congress's confederation with Muslim League successful Kerala, connected Thursday said, "Muslim League is simply a wholly secular party, determination is thing non-secular astir them. I deliberation the idiosyncratic (reporter) hasn't studied the Muslim League."

The BJP had criticised Rahul Gandhi for his remark stating that the Congress leader's compulsion to stay acceptable successful Wayanad that helium called Muslim League a "secular party".

The remark earned him a batch of backlash erstwhile Congress retaliated by saying the the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) that was termed secular by Rahul Gandhi is not the aforesaid arsenic Mohammad Ali Jinnah' s Muslim League. 

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Updated: 18 Sep 2023, 10:21 PM IST

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