Bihar BJP leaders target Nitish over Ishrat Jahan case

Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) After Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley’s revelation that Ishrat Jahan was a Lashkar-e-Taiba member, BJP’s leaders in Bihar on Thursday demanded Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s apology for describing her as a “daughter of Bihar”.

Union minister Giriraj Singh said Nitish Kumar had played with national security for the sake of vote bank politics regarding Ishrat Jahan’s alleged encounter on June 15, 2004.

After Headley’s revelation of the truth, Nitish Kumar should come forward to apologise to the country, the BJP leader said.

“Jahan was a LeT member,” Headley deposed before special TADA Judge A. Sanap in Mumbai on Thursday. He said Ishrat was a member of the women’s wing of the terror outfit.

BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain, a former MP from Bihar, also said those who earlier called Ishrat Bihar’s daughter should now make their stand clear after Headley’s deposition in court.

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