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Updated: May 7, 2010 02:43 IST

BJP celebrates verdict on Kasab

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BJP activists burning effigy of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab during a demonstration held in Nalgonda on Thursday coinciding with the pronouncement of death penalty for Kasab. Photo: Singam Venkataramana
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BJP activists burning effigy of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab during a demonstration held in Nalgonda on Thursday coinciding with the pronouncement of death penalty for Kasab. Photo: Singam Venkataramana

BJP activists staged a rally in the town on Thursday demanding immediate execution of the death penalty awarded to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab.

The activists hanged an effigy of Kasab and torched it at Subash Chandra Bose chowrasta on Thursday evening.

Speaking on the occasion, BJP district general secretary Baki Papaiah demanded the UPA government to ensure the execution of the death sentence awarded to Kasab without any delay.

The government should take stringent measures to curb Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and prevent recurrence of terror attacks in the country, he said.

BJP district secretary P Sambaiah, town president G Mallaiah Yadav, vice president G Srinivas Goud and others were present.

The activists of Hindu Vahini district unit took out a separate rally and distributed sweets in the town .

In a separate incident, BJP Karimnagar town unit leaders celebrated the pronouncement of capital punishment to Ajmal Kasab, accused of Mumbai terror attacks. They celebrated by bursting crackers and distributing sweets in the town on Thursday evening.

Karimnagar Staff Reporter adds: BJP Karimnagar town unit leaders celebrated the pronouncement of capital punishment to Ajmal Kasab, accused of Mumbai terror attacks.

They celebrated by bursting crackers and distributing sweets in the town on Thursday evening.

BJP town president Bandi Sanjay and others assembled at the Tower circle and burst crackers even as they raised slogans of ‘Bharat mata ki Jai'. He said that the pronouncement of capital punishment to Kasab was a fitting reply to Pakistan-sponsored terrorists groups.


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