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Javed Akhtar Lashes Out At Asaduddin Owaisi On ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ Remark

Updated on 1 September, 2017 at 6:00 pm By

Well-known poet and writer Javed Akhtar has lashed out at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi in Parliament.


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Earlier, former Law minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid has said that chanting ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ in public is a matter of choice.

Akhtar said that “adjournaments” and “polarisation” will not take the country forward as he pleaded with the Opposition and government to work together without thinking about the next elections.

 MIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi ibtimes

MIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi ibtimes

Akhtar, who was nominated to the Upper House by the UPA government, said there are capable leaders in the Modi government who can do good work but those making extremist comments, including some ministers, need to be reined in.


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He also condemned those right-wing extremists also who say Muslims should go to Pakistan.

His impassioned speech which was heard with rapt attention and intercepted by thumping of desks by members across party lines.

“We need to protect secularism because there cannot be democracy without it. I believe this is our greatest achievement,” he said.

Watch his speech:


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