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Twitter slams Sagarika Ghose for her double standards in reporting Kerala’s political violence

The political violence in Kerala which has claimed the lives of numerous BJP and RSS workers at the hands of suspected communists, is again in the news after the BJP announced a padayatra to protest against the same.

This foot march was kicked off by BJP President Amit Shah who in a strong worded statement, directly accused the current Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan of being directly responsible for the murder of more than 120 BJP and RSS workers in the state.

But on Wednesday, controversial journalist Sagarika Ghose had an interesting take on the whole issue of political murders in the state:

Such a response which possibly tried to bring the the gruesome deaths into “context”, resulted in a Twitter user mocking her:

She didn’t stop at that and used the aforementioned tweet as a pivot to make another statement:

Many twitter users felt that her response was a classic case of double standards and decided to respond:

As pointed above by a twitter user, Sagarika Ghose herself had indulged in carrying out such generalisation (which she now opposes), when she sensationally tweeted that mobs were killing Muslims across the country without providing any data to back the allegation, and only later deleted it after she was warned of police action.

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