Expressing grave concern over the crisis involving the PMC Bank scam, Tewari said public money is no more safe in Indian banks and the scam has been totally damaging that has left thousands of depositors in a state of shock.
Union home minister Amit Shah's remarks came two days after the Maharashtra BJP unit said in its election manifesto that the party will ask the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on V D Savarkar.
The BJP manifesto, released on Tuesday, had a page on Bharat Ratna awards in which the party proposed the names of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, Savitribai Phule and Veer Savarkar for the country's highest civilian award.
The busts of the trio were installed on August 20 by outgoing DUSU president Shakti Singh without taking permission from the varsity authorities. They were removed on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.