Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Basna Gowda Patil Yatna has threatened ‘intellectuals’ and said that if I was the Home Minister, then I would kill the intellectuals. At the same time, he termed intellectuals as traitors. In a program organized on Kargil Vijay Divas in Vijaypura, Karnataka, Gowda said, “Buddhists live in this country and take all the facilities on our tax money. After that he slogans against the army. India is in danger from them. If I was a Home Minister then I would have issued order him to shoot. ” Gowda has also been in the headlines for his controversial statements. MLA from Bijapur City seat, Patil had said in the past, “I want to tell the corporates, do not work for the welfare of Muslims.” You should work only for the welfare of Hindus. ”
Basaa Gowda Patil has previously in Janata Dal-Secular (JDS). In 2010, he quit BJP and joined Janata Dal-Secular. A year later he also broke away from JDS and became an Independent MLA. In the year 2013, he returned to BJP again. Basavangarh is considered close to BJP state president Yedurappa He returned to BJP a month before the election. From 1994 to 1999, he was a BJP MLA and from 1999 to 2009, he was an MP from Bijapur on BJP ticket. In Vajpayee’s Cabinet, he was also Minister of State for Railways and Textiles from 2002 to 2004.
Significantly, on Thursday (July 26) on Kargil Vijay Diwas, all the country was remembering the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives in the war. Respect for the martyrs in all eyes is showing respect. People in different parts of the country are commemorating the martyrdom of soldiers in the Kargil war of 1999. The Kargil war, which began from May 3, 1999, lasted around two and a half months and ended on 26th July 1999. Just 19 years ago, India had defeated Pakistan in the Kargil war. From this day, India is celebrating Kargil Victory Day.