NEW DELHI: The Outlook magazine has admitted to have ‘erroneously’ attributed to House Minister Rajnath Singh Hindu chief remark which designed a storm in Lok Sabha yesterday.
In a statement released by the weekly journal late Monday evening, the journal regretted the lack of diligence in verifying the supply of the statement and mentioned it was not their intention to denigrate the property 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 protect story (“The Mirror States”, dated November sixteen, 2015),” the statement stated.
“In this story, a remark (“first Hindu ruler soon after 800 several years”) produced by the late Ashok Singhal of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad was erroneously attributed to Union Residence Minister Rajnath Singh. Outlook deeply regrets the deficiency of diligence in verifying the resource of the assertion. It was not our intention to denigrate the residence minister or Parliament. Outlook sincerely regrets the shame brought on to Mr. Rajnath Singh and Mr. Mohammad Salim. The on the internet variation of the mentioned write-up has been corrected to put the facts on document,” the Outlook journal included.
Mohammad Salim had said in the Lok Sabha that in the wake of BJP’s stupendous victory in the last basic election Rajnath experienced claimed that Narendra Modi will be first Hindu ruler in 800 several years at the Centre.
Rajnath experienced challenged Salim expressing he never created this assertion and the MP need to authenticate where and when he experienced created it, else apologise to him and the House for generating an irresponsible statement. The Residence also witnessed recurring adjournments above the concern. The assertion of Salim was afterwards expunged by the Speaker.