Quit pseudo-secularism, create counter-narratives: Shiv Sena in Congress


The Shiv Sena, in an editorial by its spokesperson “Saamana”, asked the Congress, the government partner of the Maha Vikas Aghadi party, to “leave pseudo-secularism”. He called on Congress to “create alternative narratives to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party”.

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The Shiv Sena said Congress must create narratives to “counter the perceptions created by the BJP through movies like ‘The Kashmir Files’ or the hijab line.”

“BJP Cyber ​​Army Creates False Narratives. BJP Leaders Presented [such narratives] in Bengal and Maharashtra, but could not make them work. Even Akhilesh Yadav [in Uttar Pradesh] fought well against the BJP,” it read.

“But Congress is incapable of combating these false narratives. Congress and others should now learn to create narratives as is done by creating issues around the hijab line or spreading false propaganda through movies like ‘The Kashmir Files’.”

The editorial said that Congress had failed to create counter-narratives. “The way the BJP currently conducts the elections cannot be approached by old and traditional methods,” the Sena said.

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The editorial said that Congress should say that Kashmiri pundits should leave the Kashmir valley when the BJP-backed government of VP Singh was in power and Jagmohan Malhotra, who was close to the BJP, was the governor of Kashmir. Cashmere. “This truth should be told,” he said.

“Congress must step out of its age-old traditions,” reads Saamana’s editorial.

The editorial also criticized the G-23 leaders, saying they were “useless” and that only Gandhis can run Congress. The Shiv Sena demanded that these leaders be “expelled from the party regardless of repercussions”. The G-23 is a group of 23 congressional leaders who have called for a change in party organization and leadership.

The editorial says this is the internal matter of Congress, but the revival of the party is important for the unity of the opposition.

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