Rampur / Moradabad, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has said Congress President Sonia Gandhi is an emotional woman and is deeply concerned about the well being of citizens in the country.
"See, if any such incident occurs, like if any citizen of our country is killed, even if he belongs to any caste or creed, it is natural for Sonia Gandhi to have tears in her eyes, because she is very emotional and does not want any such unfortunate incident to take place in the country," Jaiswal told media after Law Minister Salman Khurshid had said the pictures of Batla House encounter had brought tears to Sonia Gandhi's eyes,
Commenting on issue, Lok Manch Party leader Jayaprada said that Gandhi was a dignified woman and she respected her ability to face constant hardships in her life.
"See, Sonia Gandhi is a woman, who I respect a lot. She has faced a lot of hardships in life and she has sacrificed a lot too. Knowing the reality, she gave up everything and she has dedicated her life to politics, which is why I respect her," Jayaprada said in Moradabad.arlier, Khurshid said: "We spoke to the Prime Minister and Sonia Gandhi. When we showed photographs of that incident to Mrs. Gandhi, she wept bitterly and requested us not to show her those pictures. She told us to speak to the PM immediately. But due to election we could not take that idea," he said.
Batla House encounter officially known as Operation Batla House, took place on September 19, 2008, against suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in Batla House locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi, in which two suspected terrorist, Atif Amin and Mohamed Sajid, two other suspects Mohd Saif and Zeeshan were arrested, while one accused Ariz Khan managed to escape.
Encounter specialist and Delhi Police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, who led the police action was killed during the incident. (ANI)
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