Union Minister for Agriculture Sharad Pawar on Saturday criticised the right-wing parties for objecting to the term ‘saffron terror.’ “If ‘green terror’ is fine with them, why should ‘saffron terror’ upset them so much? Isn’t green too a colour in our national flag?” he said.

Addressing a meeting of the Maharashtra Pradesh Nationalist Congress Party said these political parties were trying to make issues out of non-issues.

“Some leaders are angry because they say ‘saffron terror’ is an insult to not just one party but to the entire country. They tell me, saffron is the colour of our flag. But they forget that even green colour is present in our flag.”

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