Ernakulam: Malayalam actor and former BJP Rajya Sabha MP, Suresh Gopi, drew widespread criticism from netizens over his controversial remarks against non-believers.
During a speech at a temple function in the district on the occasion of Sivarathri celebrations, Gopi had said he would pray to God for the complete destruction of the non-believers and urged everyone to do the same.
He also went on to say that none of the non-believers should have a happy and peaceful life in this world.
”While loving my Gods, I will love all the believers in the world at the same time, I will boldly say that I have no love for non-believers. I will not tolerate any power that tries to endanger the rights of the believers and I would pray in front of the sanctum sanctorum for their complete destruction. All should do that.
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Our devotion is not to harm anyone. But those who try to disrespect our devotion, our devotional institution or our way of devotion, not even one of them should lead a happy life in this world and end here,” he had said.
The actor-politician’s speech is now being widely criticised with many deploring his remarks on social media.