Nupur Sharma is an Indian politician who had been a prominent spokeswoman for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party until she was expelled from it on June 5.
What was Ms. Sharma’s offense? Back in May she publicly stated that Mohammed married his wife Aisha when the latter was six years old, and consummated the marriage when she was nine.
The controversy over her remarks boiled over when prominent Muslims outside of India began to condemn her vigorously. Eventually the BJP — which is said to be a Hindu nationalist party — felt compelled to throw her under the bus.
Geert Wilders, the leader of the Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid, PVV) in the Netherlands, was one of the few prominent Western politicians who dared to speak out in support of Nupur Sharma. Not surprisingly, he has received a rash of new death threats for his temerity.
The following clip is an excerpt from an Indian TV news show on which Mr. Wilders appeared:
For background on the Nupur Sharma Controversy, see the following recent articles from Struggle for Hindu Existence:
I was under the impression that is what is written in Arabic. I can’t read Arabic but if it in facts does, does that not making those protesting apostates punishable by death?
Geert , the truly last patriot..
Nupur has never been muslim.
India is facing the same problems that Europeans are facing. Our enemies are one and the same. I really thank Geert Wilders for being the strong and brave man that he is.
Recently, a tailor was murdered by two muslims in India based on the suspicion that he publicly supported Nupur Sharma. The blood of Hindus and other non muslims is boiling in India.