Congress Party launched an attack on Pragya Thakur as she is to host a yoga session for MPs. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Bhopal Pragya Singh Thakur will host one of the four segments being organised as part of the International Yoga Day celebration on June 21 by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, members were informed on Thursday. Thakur had won the 2019 election from Bhopal, defeating senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh by a margin of over 3 lakh votes. She is also one of the key accused in the 2008 Malegaon bombings, which killed 10 persons and left more than 82 injured. She was arrested on terror charges after her motorcycle was found to have been used in the bomb blast. She is currently under trial for multiple charges under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. In 2017, she was granted bail on health grounds.
Jun 18, 2021, 11:56AM ISTSource: Times Now