“Israeli Embassy writes to Indian govt protesting against Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Sanjay Raut justifying Hitler’s Holocaust of Jews”, Opindia, November 24, 2023:
“The External Affairs Ministry and Speaker of the Lok Sabha Om Birla have received an emphatic letter from the Israeli Embassy expressing their concerns and registering protest against Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray faction) leader Sanjay Raut’s anti-Semitic statement on the social media site X. The recent development was reported by The Print.
According to diplomatic sources, the embassy wanted the Rajya Sabha MP to know how his remarks had harmed a nation that has consistently supported India. “Why did Hitler hate the Jewish community so much? Is this understandable now,” was how the Uddhav Sena leader reacted to an article on the “dire condition” in a Gaza hospital on 14 November.
The politician deleted the abhorrent post later after it was widely criticised, however, it had already received over 293,000 views by the time Israeli authorities grabbed its screenshot. They sent a mail to the Indian authorities along with a picture of the comments. According to accounts, the Israelis in the letter were appalled to learn that an Indian member of parliament was engaging in “anti-Semitism” of a kind that had never been witnessed in the country…….”
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