02 August, 2021

‘Majority Against Beef, Love Jihad’

'I have not stated the BJP will bring a law against love jihad or ban beef. In any case, beef-eating and love jihad are against the sentiments of the majority in Kerala,' says E. Sreedharan who joined BJP recently

‘Majority Against Beef, Love Jihad’
outlookindia.com
2021-02-26T14:56:49+05:30

Retired technocrat Dr E. Sreedharan, known as Metro Man for leading Delhi’s metro railway project, joined the BJP recently. In an interview to Preetha Nair, the 88-year-old tells why he took the political plunge.

The decision: I have completed all my professional responsibilities. This is a good opp­ortunity to serve my state Kerala, using my experience and talent. I have decided to join the BJP for this reason.

Kerala alternates between CP(I)M-led LDF and Congress-led UDF: The cyclic alternate regimes have not brought any tangible progress or benefit to the state. Both governments are riddled with corruption, scandals and misdeeds.

You favour a law against ‘love jihad’ and banning beef: I have not stated the BJP will bring a law against love jihad or ban beef. In any case, beef-eating and love jihad are against the sentiments of the majority in Kerala and any efforts to win the confidence of a particular section of society has...



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