'The Kashmir Files': Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh Opposes 'Genocide Museum' In Madhya Pradesh

by PTI - Mar 26, 2022 11:15 AM +05:30 IST
'The Kashmir Files': Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh Opposes 'Genocide Museum' In Madhya PradeshCongress leader Digvijaya Singh (Photo by Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Bhopal, Mar 26 (PTI) Congress MP Digvijaya Singh on Saturday opposed setting up of a 'genocide museum' for which Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has promised land to 'The Kashmir Files' director Vivek Agnihotri, saying the communal harmony of Bhopal cannot be disturbed.

Chouhan had told Agnihotri on Friday that the film shows the pain and sufferings of the displaced Kashmiri Pandit community and promised a government land for setting up a 'genocide museum' in MP.

“I am totally against setting up a genocide museum in Bhopal. Will not let the communal harmony of Bhopal gets disturbed. I oppose it,” Singh, a Rajya Sabha MP, tweeted on Saturday morning.

Chouhan had planted saplings along with Agnihotri and a few members of the Kashmiri Pandit community who have settled down in Bhopal on Friday.

“The world came to know about the pain and sufferings of Pandit families displaced from Kashmir (through the film). Vivek Agnihotri has suggested that there should be a 'genocide museum' in Madhya Pradesh. Our government will provide land and necessary help for this,” the chief minister had said.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without any modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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