According to the bill, whoever insults Mahatma Gandhi or other icons of the freedom movement shall be punished with imprisonment for a term of seven years.
The Congress MLA from Biaora seat of Rajgarh district Govardhan Dangi had led protests in his constituency against Pragya Thakur over her pro-Godse statement.
That she could be a street fighter but is not cut out for politics is as clear as daylight, as her views on contentious issues echo those of the fringe.
Raising the issue during zero hour on the floor of the Assembly, Congress legislature party leader Debabrata Saikia said such a statement was unbecoming of a member of the House.
Amid opposition ruckus, Pragya Thakur made a fresh statement in Lok Sabha, apologising for her remarks on Godse.
Bhopal MP Thakur on Friday tendered an apology in Lok Sabha but said her remarks on Godse have been twisted.
Pragya Thakur on Friday apologised in the Lok Sabha over her controversial remark praising Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.
Around 100 protestors were dressed as Mahatma Gandhi and sat on the Rajendra Prasad Road outside Shastri Bhawan.
Rahul Gandhi hit out at Pragya Thakur over her remarks on Godse and said she has displayed the heart of the BJP and the RSS, and it cannot be hidden.
The Bhopal MP also said she was dubbed as a terrorist despite being acquitted by a court.
A red-faced BJP switched to damage-control mode on Thursday, condemning Sadhvi’s remark and removing her from the Parliament’s consultative committee on defence.
Pragya Thakur says her 'deshbhakt' remark was against insult to Udham Singh, calls controversy 'storm of lies'
Storm of lies becomes so big at times that even day appears to be night but the Sun does not lose its light. People should not be swayed by this storm, the Bhopal MP tweeted.
Thakur created a controversy on Wednesday with her remark yesterday during DMK member A Raja's narration of a statement by Nathuram Godse before a court on why he killed Mahatma Gandhi.
The Defence Minister also said that Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy was and remains relevant today and described him as a guide (marg darshak).
The saffron party's working president JP Nadda also said that the controversial MP will not attend meetings of BJP parliamentary party during the winter session.