Monday, March 1, 2021
Home News Reports Video of Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve supporting cow slaughter goes viral, minister calls...

Video of Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve supporting cow slaughter goes viral, minister calls it manipulated

Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve has issued a statement stating that the video that is doing the rounds on the Internet is misleading and doctored by the miscreants

BJP leader and Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Raosaheb Patil Danve has landed himself in the soup with his controversial statements supporting cow slaughter. In a video that has gone viral now, the Union Minister can be heard assuring Muslims that they need not worry about ban on cow slaughter that has been implemented several states in the country, so long as he is the minister.

The speech was apparently made while Patil was in his home constituency Bhokardan, Jalna on the hustings for the recently concluded Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha elections. “I give wheat for Rs 2 per kg, rice for Rs 3 per kg. Should I stop it? All the illegal businesses in this district happen in this area only. Sandalwood, rice, all illegal businesses happen here. Should I put a stop on all this? After our government implemented a ban on cow slaughter, 2-4 Muslims of this region approached me lamenting that Bakrid is in the offing but they are not being allowed to slaughter for sacrifice. I told them as long as Raosaheb is in power, you won’t be stopped.”

However, after the video went viral on the social media websites, Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve has issued a statement stating that the video that is doing the rounds on the Internet is misleading and doctored by the miscreants. He has asserted that he had made no such comment about cow slaughter in his meeting at the Muslim dominated region of Kathor Bazaar of Bhokardan.

“It has been brought to my notice that video of my meeting during the Maharashtra Assembly election campaign in the Muslim area of Kathor Bazaar of Bhokardan is being circulated on the electronic media and other social media websites. I would like to clarify that I have made no such comment regarding cow slaughter and the video that is being shared online is manipulated to convey a wrong message in the society,” the issued statement said.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Fact-check: After Muslim mob set a train on fire in Godhra in 2002, did Hindu mob rape a Muslim woman, slit her stomach and...

While Kauser’s death was unfortunate, the lies surrounding it only fanned the bitterness in an already embittered environment.

PM Modi takes the first dose of Made-in-India Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN vaccine as second phase of Covid-19 vaccination starts

PM Modi waited for the second phase of vaccination to begin as while he is a senior citizen, the first phase of vaccination was for frontline workers, like doctors, nurses and others who are more vulnerable to catching the virus.

Madhya Pradesh is preparing to change the names of Bhopal, Idgah Hills, Obedullahganj, Begumganj and others: Report

The BJP Government in Madhya Pradesh is preparing to change the names of numerous places at once, which includes Bhopal.

Congress IT cell passes off old images of left parties rally to claim lakhs of people attended their rally in Bengal

Several Congress shared images of a political rally claiming lakhs of people had gathered in Kolkata for a Congress rally

Gujarat local body polls: State Congress President Hardik Patel could not vote for his own party. Here is why

Earlier, sedition accused Hardik Patel had said that Congress has not been able to utilise him fully.

Watch: Mother of BJP worker recounts the horror of Friday when Trinamool goons attacked her and her son

Visuals of the old injured mother of the BJP worjer has caused much anguish among people on social media

Recently Popular

US President Joe Biden casually drops the N-word during Munich Security Conference, accused of racism on social media

The N-word is considered as one of the hateful words that were first uttered in the 17th century. Its origin can be traced back to the Spanish word 'negro', which is often used by white supremacists to deliberately offend the African-American community.

‘I’m Akhlaq you killed for one cow’: Islamic terror outfit Jaish-ul-Hind claims responsibility for placing bombs outside Mukesh Ambani’s residence

In the threat message that is addressed to the Ambanis, the Jaish-Ul-Hind terrorists said, "Next time the SUV will ram into your fat kids car you if don't agree to the demands now".

“A contest between my ball and your ball”: Netizens in splits after comments of Harsha Bhogle go viral

Harsha Bhohgle said that a cricket contest should be between bat and ball, not between bat and bat or ball and ball

Father of Richa Bharti, the girl who had refused to distribute Quran to secure bail, shot dead in native Bihar village: Read details

The father of the daring Bihar girl Richa Bharti has been shot down by assailants in her native village of Nalanda district in Bihar.

Spokesperson of Samajwadi Party resigns after workers abuse his wife for sharing anti-Akhilesh Facebook post: Details

Anil Yadav of Samajwadi Party has resigned from the party after his wife, Pankhuri Pathak, was abused by SP workers.

Ram Mandir donation crosses the Rs 2,100 crore mark, exceeds estimated collection

Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust had anticipated that it might receive around Rs 1,100 crore for building the Ram temple complex as it launched the crowdfunding campaign on January 15.
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

253,147FansLike
520,978FollowersFollow
23,800SubscribersSubscribe