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India's ruling party suspends official over comments about Islam

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BJP national spokesperson Nupur Sharma suspended from party pending an inquiry. Delhi BJP media in-charge Naveen Kumar Jindal expelled from party. Action comes after the BJP issued a statement denouncing insult to any religious personality. Twitter was abuzz with anti-India boycott calls from Arab world.
4 months ago·New Delhi, India

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