The Chief Election Officer of Delhi has demanded a report from the returning officer of Rithala constituency over the controversial speech of Union minister of state Anurag Thakur on Monday (January 27) during which he was seen prompting audience to chant the slogan “Goli maro s**lon ko” (shoot the traitors) at a rally in the national capital.
Delhi CEO has sought a report from the returning officer of Delhi’s Rithala constituency over Union Minister and BJP MP Anurag Thakur’s speech at an election rally yesterday. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/lr5a0zWyM9
— ANI (@ANI) January 28, 2020
Thakur on his part has refused to tender an apology for the same, telling reporters, “First watch the entire video…the mood of the people of Delhi should also be analysed.”
In a video that went viral on Monday, Thakur was seen raising the slogan “desh ke gaddaron ko” and the audience ending it with “goli maro s**lon ko” during an election campaign meeting at North West Delhi. The entire slogan translates into “kill the traitors of the country.”