In a shocking incident of hate speech, JD (S) legislator KM Shivalinge Gowda gave a call to his followers to hit the Modi followers. The Arsikere MLA Shivalinge Gowda said “There are these people who shout Modi Modi. You must hit them” while he was addressing a public rally in Karnataka’s Hassan district.
Slamming this hate speech, Karnataka BJP stated “Goonda JDS MLA K M Shivalingegowda urge his goons to pelt stones at PM Narendra Modi when he visits Karnataka. Coalition partners are openly issuing threat to kill PM. Clear attempt to wipe out democracy & install dictatorship is made under HD Kumaraswamy’s rule”.
The JD (S) MLA not just provoked his followers but also spread fake news. He said, “You (Narendra Modi) had promised to bring back black money and give each one Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh”. In reality, PM Modi had never promised to deposit Rs 15 lakh in each and every Indians account. But Congress created this fake news just like it lied that there was a scam in Rafale deal.
BJP spokesperson and MLA S Suresh Kumar condemned this hate speech and stated “The Arasikere MLA has asked his supporters to pelt stones at Narendra Modi. Earlier also many leaders had given objectionable statements. It reflects their hatred for the prime minister”.
While another BJP MLA Aravind Limbavali said that the letter “S” in JD (S) stands for “Stone Pelters”. He also reminded how the JD (S) workers had pelted stones at the supporter of BJP MLA Preetham Gowda and even at his house.
The helpless grand alliance, which doesn’t even have a single issue to attack the Narendra Modi government in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, has resorted to abusive politics. Shockingly, not just the party workers, even the party leaders of anti-Modi brigade have resorted to this abusive tactic.