Such incidents are unacceptable and injurious, says Defence Minister

Rajnath Singh. File

Rajnath Singh. File
 


Such incidents are unacceptable and injurious, says Defence Minister

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday called up retired Navy officer Madan Sharma, who changed into as soon as attacked allegedly by Shiv Sena workers, to enquire about his health and termed attacks on ex-servicemen are “unacceptable and injurious”.

Tweeting from his epic, Mr. Singh mentioned he had called up Mr. Sharma to hope him a like a flash recovery. Mr. Sharma confirmed that the Defence Minister spoke to him and asked for well-known aspects about the incident. With this Mr. Singh waded into the controversy raging in Mumbai over the assault allegedly by Shiv Sena workers alongside with birthday party’s shakha pramukh for Kandivali, Kamlesh Kadam. Mr. Sharma (65) changed into as soon as attacked on Friday for sharing a cold entertaining film of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thakeray bowing earlier than Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Nationalist Congress Secure collectively (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar over WhatsApp.

Mr. Kadam and with out a doubt one of his pals accept as true with been later arrested after an FIR changed into as soon as lodged by Mr. Sharma.

Mr. Sharma served as chief petty officer within the Navy and lives in Kandivali East. The BJP in Mumbai has strongly protested the assault with aged Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis calling it “extraordinarily sad and unpleasant” and others within the birthday party terming Mr. Thackeray as running a dictatorship.