Lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay walked out of an Aaj Tak show featuring “Islamic teacher” Taslim Rehmani, stating that she could not participate in a debate that provided a platform to someone who made derogatory references to Lord Shiva.
Speaking during a debate on the curriculum taught in madarsas, Rehmani repeatedly heckled Upadhyay and obstructed him from presenting his point. When he came to know that Upadhyay had also invited Rehman to participate in the debate, he hit out at the channel for having someone insulting Lord Shiva on the panel.
Tasleem Rehman named Shivling and when @NupurSharmaBJP he answered in his own way, he had to hide for his life.
Goodbye @AshwiniUpadhyay ji for refusing to discuss with Tasleem Rehmani @aajtak.
Media should stop inviting Hindu haters.pic.twitter.com/QywLsnjdHB
— Shashank Shekhar Jha (@shashank_ssj) December 20, 2022
“A man named Lord Shiva is invited to participate in a news debate, while Nupur Sharma, who answers his horns, lives in hiding. And those who supported Nupur Sharma were beheaded by the ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’ gang,” said Upadhyay. , attacked the news channel for inviting polarizers into their debates and legitimizing them.
Responding to Upadhyay’s strong objection to Taslim Rehman taking part in the debate, Aaj Tak host Aarti Arya said the panelists could not invite news channels to discuss who should or should not be invited.
After Arya refused to remove Rehmani from the panel, Upadhyay walked out of the discussion.
Nupur Sharma Responds to Taslim Rehmani’s Lashing of Lord Shivling, Draws Rage from Islamists and ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’ Gang
Earlier this year, former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma found herself in the middle of a bitter storm after Islamists, led by AltNews co-founder Mohammed Zubair, issued numerous threats against her and her family for speaking out and talking about the Prophet Muhammad. Islam
Sharma was part of Times Now’s panel discussion, discussing the discovery of the Shivling at the Gyanvapi complex and the mockery of Hindu gods and goddesses that followed the discovery. Islamists have said that the Shivling found inside the wuzukhana of the disputed Gyanvapi structure was not a Shivling but a fountain. On social media platforms, detractors have repeated over and over that the Shivling found inside Gyanvapi’s premises is a fountain and not an idol of a Hindu deity.
Responding to the scorn and contempt for Hindu gods and goddesses, which was also evident in the Times Now debate, where some panelists cited Shivling as a source, BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma asked them to stop insulting Hindu gods. He cited Islamic scriptures and the Holy Qur’an for verification of his remarks about the Prophet Muhammad and Islam.
When Taslim Rehmani repeatedly used derogatory references to Lord Shiva during the Times Now debate, former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma spoke about Prophet Muhammad and his marriage to Ayesha and other scriptural claims in Islamic Hadiths. dog whistle Islamists against him, resulting in “Sar Tan Se Juda” protests across the country.
Several Hindus, including Kanhaiya Lal of Udaipur, Umesh Kolhe of Amravati and many others, were hacked by Islamists for merely expressing solidarity with Nupur Sharma.