On Friday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur apologised for her remarks hailing Nathuram Godse as a patriot.
Soon after that BJP MP Nishikant Dubey moved privilege motion against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi for calling BJP MP Pragya Thakur a 'terrorist', reported news agency ANI.
In Lok Sabha, Thakur said that if her remarks have hurt anyone, she regrets it and tenders an apology. “I apologise if comments made by me has hurt the sentiments of anyone,” she said, adding that Mahatma Gandhi’s contributions can’t be ignored. She also said that her statement has been twisted.
Without naming Rahul Gandhi, Thakur also objections to the Congress leader calling her a terrorist. "A member of the House referred to me as 'terrorist'. It is an attack on my dignity. No charges against me have been proven in court," she said. Soon after her statement, ruckus by opposition leaders in Lok Sabha was witnessed as they raised slogans of 'Mahatma Gandhi ki Jai and 'Down, down Godse'.