BJP MP Tejasvi Surya withdraws “Hindu Revival”: After controversy erupted over a speech by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth MP Tejasvi Surya on Monday to “bring back converts from Hinduism to other religions”, he said on Monday that he is “unconditionally” withdrawing statement.
Let us tell you that in a program organized in his home state Karnataka on December 25, BJP leader is seen saying that the only option with the Hindus is to get all the people who have left their religion to return home. According to the video released by news agency ANI, Tejasvi Surya says, “Those people who have left their mother religion and have for various socio-political, economic reasons over the course of India’s history, those who have gone out of the Hindu fold, must be brought back in whole, brought back into the Hindu faith, brought back to the mother faith.”
Not only this, Tejasvi Surya further said, “I request that every temple and monastery should set a target for this. Yes, it is necessary to bring them back. There can be no other solution. He said that every temple and math in the country should set an annual target for this so that maximum people return home.”
This video of BJP Yuva Morcha national president and MP Tejasvi Surya went viral on social media and a controversy started over it. However, seeing the controversy rising over his statement, he announced to withdraw his statement by tweeting.
Tejasvi Surya wrote in his tweet, “At a program held in Udupi Sri Krishna Mutt two days ago, I spoke on the subject of ‘Hindu Revival in Bharat’. Certain statements from my speech has regrettably created an avoidable controversy. I therefore unconditionally withdraw the statements.”