London, Jan 19: UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday came to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s support over the BBC’s controversial documentary series, saying he “doesn’t agree with the characterization” of his Indian counterpart.
The issue was raised by Pakistan-origin MP Imran Hussain in the UK Parliament. “The UK government’s position on this has been clear and long-standing and hasn’t changed, of course, we don’t tolerate persecution where it appears anywhere but I am not sure I agree at all with the characterization that the honourable gentleman has put forward to,” ANI quoted Sunak as saying while responding to Hussain’s question on the BBC report.
The BBC, which has all along attempted to isolate Hindus by selectively reporting crimes against Hindus, came up with a series that discusses PM Modi’s role in the 2002 Gujarat riots. Following the outage, the…