"I agree an unfortunate incident took place. Who does not agree that it was unfortunate? Attempts were made to blame Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as if the riots were planned by the Chief Minister," Singh said in New Delhi.
Lashing out at the Congress for what he termed a 'divide and rule' policy to appease minorities, Singh said people should ask the Muslims of BJP ruled states whether they feel any discrimination.
Speaking at the inaugural session of BJP's Minority Morcha's National Executive meeting, he admitted that the right-wing Hindu nationalist party suffered from an image problem that made it seem relatively unfriendly to minority communities.
--IBNS (Posted on 02-09-2013)