The mention of Swami Purna Chetnanand Avdheshanand Giri as suffix to her name Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur evoked sharp reaction from the Opposition members.
In the Malegaon blast case hearing, the BJP MP expressed disapproval about the chair that was offered, and the state of cleanliness of the courtroom, and also said she had a throat infection.
Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur is prime accused in the case and has been ordered by the special NIA court to appear before court at least once a week.
On Monday, special NIA Judge V S Padalkar had rejected her application for exemption from appearance in the court this week.
From demanding a ban on entry of Muslim youths to advising them to give up slaughtering animals for Eid, MLA from Mhow seat has often courted controversy.
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The Malegaon blast-accused said that the massive mandate to the Prime Minister is a victory of his vision.
The senior Congress leader also attacked BJP over the statements given by MPs Anant Kumar Hegde and Navin Kateel in support of Thakur's comments and asserted that they knew nothing about India's past.
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In a stinging rebuke, the Prime Minister went on to say that leaders should think a hundred times before making such statements in the future.
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The BJP should be ashamed for endorsing a candidate who praised Bapu's assassin, the PDP president said.
She said she made the comments on the spur of moment to a question linked to "saffron terror" and claimed that the media twisted them.
CPI leader D Raja said that BJP distancing itself from Thakur's comments shows its duplicity.
Pragya Singh had earlier in Bhopal said, 'Nathuram Godse was a 'deshbhakt', is a 'deshbhakt' and will remain a 'deshbhakt'.
She also added that people calling him a terrorist should instead look within, such people will be given a befitting reply in these elections.