‘Then, we will shoot you with bullets’, says Hansraj Ahir

On Monday, Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home, made a controversial statement while inaugurating a medicine counter at the Chandrapur Government Hospital in Maharashtra. Irked by the absence of some doctors at a function attended by him, he alleged that they should be gunned down and their non-attendance amounted to naxalism

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  • On Monday, Hansraj Ahir, the Union Minister of State for Home, got angry on the doctors who didn’t attend a hospital inauguration ceremony.
  • Ahir made the controversial statements while inaugurating a medicine counter at the Chandrapur Government Hospital in Maharashtra.
Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home
Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home

Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home, made a controversial and a shocking statement. He said, “What do the Naxals want? They don’t want democracy. I handle the Home Ministry, so I know it. These people don’t want democracy. So, they should join Naxals. Why do you stay here? Go there, then we will shoot you with bullets. Why do you give tablets here? How justified it is to remain absent when I am coming to the hospital?”

While, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) refused to comment on Hansraj Ahir’s statement.