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Shinde's Remark on Hindu Terror Based on Facts: Khurshid
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External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today backed Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's statement on "Hindu terrorism" saying it was based "entirely on facts" made available by investigative agencies.

He, however, said that terror has no religion and colour.

"Let me just say this to you very clearly that our stated position, that is shared fully by the Home Minister and past Home Minister, is based entirely on facts as the investigative agencies have made available to the government," Khurshid told reporters here.

Unfazed by BJP's demand for sacking Shinde for his statement, Khurshid said "The attempt to divert attention and to push it in a particular pre-meditated direction by some people was obviously repudiated by the information that was available with the Home Ministry and that is the context in which all these statements are made".

Shinde had earlier this week stoked a controversy by accusing BJP and RSS of conducting terror training camps and promoting "Hindu terrorism". 

Defending Shinde, Khurshid said one should not be looking at finer notions of what should be and can be said at any given time.

"I think core understanding is that there are elements who want to use some cover of pretence and some cover of allegation against other groups to continue on their nefarious and unwholesome activities," he said when asked about Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed and LeT trying to exploit Shinde's statement.

Khurshid underlined that any form of violence that is propagated by extremists of any kind, irrespective of religion is what is dangerous for India.

"Terror does not have religion. We have said this very clearly. And religion should not be associated with colour. This we have said very clearly. It is terror that we have to fight. Terror directed against India that we are fighting".

He said those are the facts available to the Home Ministry on which the government have been consistently making the statement.

"I think we should not be distracted by a phrase here or there frankly. The intention, the commitment, the determination is what clearly matters," he said.

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Anwaar, Dallas
Jan 23, 2013
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182/5 ; Good Post dear Pankaj Hedaoo sahib 

Mumbai, India
Jan 22, 2013
09:47 PM

[{{ Last posting was on wrong Thread ;Posted on proper Thread .MY Apologies !]]]

Mr Khursid a few more instances of Hindu Terror for kind consideration and taking proper action by banning the Terror supporters .

Senior Congress Leaders took part in 1984 Sikh Genocide .
By this FACT Congress is Terror Organization and should be banned !

Because all those Senior Leaders of Congress in 1984 were and are Hindus .Hence Congress oractised Hindu Terror ???

Maoists and Naxals are Hindus .So Sushil Kuamr Shinde rightly said Hindu Terror .One Mander is head of an NGO which was exposed shielding secretly the top most Terrorist women and wife of the biggest Naxal terrorist who abducted Commissioner of a District and wanted his Terrorist wife hiding in Mander's NGO should be returned back to him. She returned and the Collector was released by the Naxals.
Now Mandher is Member of NAC whose Chairman is Sonia Gandhi who is also the President of Congress.

Hence Congress too is spreading Hindu terror !

Ban it why not ?? 

Mumbai, India
Jan 22, 2013
09:29 PM

 A venbal and corrupt External affairs Minister giving clean chit to an incompetent Hindu hater Shinde - is this the merit and competence Rahul Gandhi is promoting? After all promotion of these worthies has the "imprint" of Rahul gandhi as he himself claimed.

bharat, delhi
Jan 22, 2013
09:15 PM

This is the rascal who threatened Arvind Kejriwal by giving a murderous statement' Let me see how he will go back'.

S.S.Nagaraj, Bangalore
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