NEW DELHI: The Outlook magazine has admitted to have ‘erroneously’ attributed to House Minister Rajnath Singh Hindu leader remark which developed a storm in Lok Sabha yesterday.
In a statement launched by the weekly journal late Monday night time, the magazine regretted the absence of diligence in verifying the supply of the assertion and stated it was not their intention to denigrate the residence minister or Parliament.
“In a Lok Sabha debate on November 30, 2015, Mr. Mohammad Salim, the honorable Member of Parliament of the CPI-M, referred to an Outlook cover story (“The Mirror States”, dated November sixteen, 2015),” the statement stated.
“In this story, a remark (“initial Hindu ruler right after 800 several years”) produced by the late Ashok Singhal of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad was erroneously attributed to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Outlook deeply regrets the lack of diligence in verifying the supply of the statement. It was not our intention to denigrate the property minister or Parliament. Outlook sincerely regrets the humiliation induced to Mr. Rajnath Singh and Mr. Mohammad Salim. The on the internet variation of the mentioned report has been corrected to put the details on document,” the Outlook magazine extra.
Mohammad Salim had said in the Lok Sabha that in the wake of BJP’s stupendous victory in the previous common election Rajnath experienced claimed that Narendra Modi will be 1st Hindu ruler in 800 several years at the Centre.
Rajnath experienced challenged Salim stating he in no way created this statement and the MP should authenticate the place and when he experienced made it, else apologise to him and the Property for producing an irresponsible assertion. The Home also witnessed recurring adjournments more than the situation. The assertion of Salim was later expunged by the Speaker.