India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday demanded Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's resignation for his remarks on 'Hindu terror'.
The BJP also demanded unconditional apology from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi for Shinde´s remarks.
"We condemn strongly the malicious comment by a light weight Home Minister who does not know what he is speaking about," BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said while addressing a press conference on Monday.
"We demand Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi to tender an unconditional apology...Sushilkumar Shinde should be sacked," Prasad said.
The BJP also announced a nationwide protest against the Home Minister´s comments on Jan 24.
Reacting to BJP´s demands, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath told media: "The BJP´s response is a response of guilt. The Congress fully backs Mr. Shinde´s comments."