Earlier, the ruling and the opposition sides locked horns after Salim alleged that Singh was quoted by the magazine as having made the ‘Hindu leader’ remark after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister last year.

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On Monday in the Lok Sabha, BJP’s Meenakshi Lekhi hit out the Congress and the ‘Awards Wapsi’ brigade. After being accused of rising intolerance under their regime, BJP hit back by saying that incidents, which were being projected by the opposition as examples of ‘intolerance’, had been taking place in the country for decades. Its member Meenakshi Lekhi also cited Home Ministry figures to insist that incidents of communal violence had come since NDA came to power.Earlier, the ruling and the opposition sides locked horns after Salim alleged that Singh was quoted by the magazine as having made the ‘Hindu leader’ remark after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister last year. Citing the magazine, Salim said Singh had made the remark at an internal meeting of RSS. <!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>

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