‘Go and Kill’ favourite slogan of BJP, advocate tells HC

Advocate C Gonsalves said that ‘Go and Kill’ has become the favourite slogan of a particular political party, taking a dig at the ruling BJP

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As HC gives four week's time to centre to update on action taken against hate speeches...

Advocate C Gonsalves said  that 'Go and Kill' has become the favourite slogan of a particular political party, taking a dig at the ruling BJP.

"These attackers are also participating in the rallies held by these political leaders....

... You can have strong protests and society can remain peaceful.

However, these slogans disrupted everything. People were asked to go and kill." he said.

Gonsalves dubbed it as the "most evil thing".

He also alleged that party was preaching hatred which resulted in multiple deaths.

The hate speeches allegedly incited violence, triggering clashes over CAA that killed at least 35 and injured over 200 this week.

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar allowed the Centre's impleadment in the PIL...

... seeking lodging of FIRs and arrests in the northeast Delhi communal violence.

At the outset, solicitor general Tushar Mehta told the bench that 48 FIRs have been lodged in relation to the violence.

Mehta also appealed, there should be no judicial intervention till normalcy is restored in the national capital.

On Wednesday, Justice S Muralidhar, had told Delhi Police that there should be no delay in registering FIRs over the hate speeches.

Justice Muralidhar urged the cops to "seriously consider consequences".

A two-judge bench had played videos of hate speeches by four  BJP leaders...

...Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur, Abhay Verma and Parvesh Verma - in the court.

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    Published: 28 Feb 2020, 9:46 AM