In this episode of The Burning Question we will look into the incidents of attacks on Indian Sikhs by Khalisatni extremists living in London. Two days ago, a Sikh restaurant owner's cars were allegedly vandalised by Khalistan supporters in the UK, which he claimed was part of continued attacks on him over his anti-Khalistan post in May. In other news, communal tensions flared up in Karnataka's Shivamogga, during the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi processions. In addition, the nation is paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited Chittorgarh in Rajasthan where he launched development projects worth Rs 7,000 crore. The visit of PM Modi came before the Assembly elections in Rajasthan.While speaking in Chittorgarh, the PM said, "Today in Chittorgarh, projects worth ₹7,000 crores have been inaugurated. To strengthen the gas-based economy, a gas pipeline network is being installed in the country...Industries will be expanded due to this and it will also provide employment opportunities.”
Central ministers to contest in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh polls, opposition to hold 'Main bhi Gandhi' rally
After Madhya Pradesh, the BJP is planning to give tickets to Union Ministers and senior Members of Parliament (MP) in the upcoming Rajasthan and Chattisgarh elections. According to sources, Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Arjun Ram Meghwal are likely to contest in Rajasthan Assembly polls. In other news, Opposition bloc INDIA will be holding the 'Main bhi Gandhi' march and rally in Mumbai against the BJP’s “divide and rule policy” and “divisive politics”. The march will start at 2 pm from Metro Cinema and head to Hutatma Chowk towards Fashion Street, to MG Road, towards Balasaheb Thackeray Statue, to Regal Cinema, to the Ambedkar and Rajiv Gandhi Statues and culminate at the Mahatma Gandhi statue. In addition, TMC will also be holding a two-day protest in New Delhi against the Central government on October2-3 for "withholding" the funds for MGNREGA and other Central government-sponsored schemes.
The Opposition INDIA bloc will be holding a 'Main bhi Gandhi' march and rally in Mumbai on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti as well as Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti, to protest against the BJP’s “divide and rule policy” and “divisive politics”.The march will start at 2 pm from Metro Cinema and head to Hutatma Chowk towards Fashion Street, to MG Road, towards Balasaheb Thackeray Statue, to Regal Cinema, to the Ambedkar and Rajiv Gandhi Statues and culminate at the Mahatma Gandhi statue.
Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday paid his floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary. Earlier, in a post on X, he shared his thoughts and said, "Mahatma Gandhi ji is not just an individual, he is an idea, an ideology and the moral compass of our great nation. His ideals of truth, non-violence, freedom, equality and coexistence have eternal value. We bow in reverence to Bapu’s ideals on his Jayanti."