Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday put out a blog post – his first in five years – to mark the BJP’s foundation day on April 6.
Advani, who has been the sitting MP from Gandhinagar since 1991, expressed his gratitude to the people of Gandhinagar for having “elected him to the Lok Sabha six times”. “Their love and support has always overwhelmed me,” he wrote.
Advani will not be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The BJP has, instead, fielded party president Amit Shah from Gandhinagar.
In his blog addressing the BJP?workers, Advani wrote that the foundation day of the party “is an important occasion for all of us in the BJP to look back, look ahead and look within.”
He wrote that the “defence of democracy and democratic traditions” both within the party and in the larger national setting, “has been the hallmark of the BJP”.
“BJP has always been in the forefront of demanding protection of independence, integrity, fairness and robustness of all our democratic institutions, including the media. Electoral reforms, with special focus on transparency in political and electoral funding, which is so essential for a corruption-free polity, has been another priority for our Party,” he wrote.
Referring to elections as the “festival of democracy”, he wrote that elections are “are also an occasion for honest introspection by all the stakeholders in Indian democracy – political parties, mass media, authorities conducting the election process and, above all, the electorate.”
He wrote that the essence of Indian democracy was respect for diversity and freedom of expression and that the BJP had never regarded those who disagreed with it politically as “enemies”, but only as our adversaries.
“Similarly, in our conception of Indian nationalism, we have never regarded those who disagree with us politically as “anti-national”. The party has been committed to freedom of choice of every citizen at personal as well as political level,” he wrote.
Sharing his reflections, Advani wrote that serving the Motherland had been his passion and his mission ever since he joined the RSS at the age of 14.
He said that the guiding principle of his life has been “Nation First, Party Next, Self last” and that he had tried to adhere to the principle throughout his life.
4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee
Delhi Police captured four individuals after a worker of a spa center in Delhi’s Pitampura claimed she was molested and sexually exploited by its manager and a client.
A 22-year-old woman complained of rape in a spa center at Delhi’s Pitampura on Thursday.
Authorities from Maurya Enclave police station hurried to the spot and started the examination.
“On August 4, a PCR call was gotten at PS Maurya Enclave in regards to rape with a lady at a Spa Center, Pitampura Delhi. The police promptly arrived at the spot (the ocean spa center) where a victim aged 22 years along with her husband were present external the spa center and complained in regards to rape on her by the manager of the spa center and client,” said police.
She was sent to the hospital for her clinical assessment. A counselor from DCW visited her.
“She expressed that on June 30 she joined the spa on August 4 at around 6 p.m. one client came there along with the manager Rahul and requested sexual favors. Rahul offered her a soft drink, after drinking it she felt tipsy and both raped her,” said police.
A case under Sections 354A/328/376 D of IPC was registered and both the accused persons were arrested.
Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions
A burglary group has been busted in Delhi. A boxer was likewise remembered for this posse, who has additionally won gold decorations in certain contests. This posse of three individuals used to complete stealing from Baba Haridas Nagar of Delhi.
The group had looted a lady’s mobile phone in Baba Haridas Nagar on August 1. when the lady was getting back from work. The lady had let in her protest know that three unidentified individuals who had come on the motorcycle grabbed her mobile phone and took off. The police began the examination of the matter. Some CCTVs were additionally checked and individuals around were likewise addressed.
Then, at that point, on August 4, two individuals wandering in a similar region were gotten by the police. The first gave his name as Ankit (age 19 years) who hails from Jhajjar, Haryana. The other’s name is Shivam Kumar who lives in Sainik Enclave. He is additionally 19 years of age. The third is being told as a minor. The person who is there Ankit is a boxer. During interrogation, a stolen cell phone was also recovered from them.
Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found
An unclaimed bag was found in Rohini region in delhi on Thursday, sending the security organizations like the special cell and bomb detection team soon to reach the spot and launched an investigation, police said.
After a careful review of the area, nothing suspicious was tracked down.
As per authorities, An unclaimed bag was tracked down in the parking lot close to DC Chowk, Rohini Sector-9.
A bomb identification and removal crew and sniffer canines had looked through the area, but it turned out to be a false alarm.
Delhi | Suspicious object found in Rohini, police personnel on the spot. Further details awaited pic.twitter.com/FmNQqEKcPE
— ANI (@ANI) August 4, 2022
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