IIMC’s new prof was sacked by BJP for calling Mahatma ‘father of Pakistan’


Anil Kumar Saumitra, top of the BJP media cell in Madhya Pradesh until he was suspended by the gathering a year ago for considering Mahatma Gandhi the “father of Pakistan”, has been selected educator at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), one of the chief mass correspondence establishments in the nation.

Saumitra was suspended from the BJP’s essential enrollment in May 2019 after his comments against Mahatma Gandhi. The BJP said his online media posts were against the gathering’s morals, thoughts, and standards, and had influenced its picture.

In a Facebook post, Saumitra had said of the Mahatma: “He was the father of the country, however of Pakistan. The nation had crores of children like him, some were commendable, some shameful.”

It was the second time that Saumitra hosted been taken out from a get-together related post. In 2013, he was the supervisor of Charaiveti, the BJP’s mouthpiece in Madhya Pradesh. He was sacked after the magazine ran an article ‘Church ke nark me religious recluse ka Jeevan’, charging sexual misuse of nuns in the Catholic Church.

In a letter to Sumitra Mahajan, who was then MP from Indore and leader of Pandit Deendayal Vichar Prakashan, Saumitra stated, “I have been dealt with like a lawbreaker. I was chosen as a manager because of my RSS foundation and philosophical duty”. The letter was likewise replicated to RSS pioneers Mohan Bhagwat, Suresh Joshi and Suresh Soni, BJP pioneers Rajnath Singh, L K Advani, and state pioneers including Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Saumitra’s arrangement to the IIMC was affirmed – more than 60 candidates were met — by a request on October 26, when he joined the establishment as a teacher.

The IIMC offer letter shipped off him on October 20 expressed that his determination had been affirmed after he was met in the primary seven day stretch of September and that he would be under a two-year probation period from the date of joining.

Saumitra didn’t react to various calls and instant messages from The Indian Express for input. Gotten some information about the arrangement, IIMC Director General Sanjay Dwivedi stated, “no remark.”