This comes five days after Bengaluru BJP MP Tejasvi Surya and his team read out names of 16 Muslim persons at a COVID war room, accusing them of ‘bed-blocking scam’.

Five days after Bengaluru BJP Member of Parliament Tejasvi Surya and his team’s communal outpouring at the BBMP, a hashtag has been trending on Twitter, reminding them that the city is for all.” Called NammooraEllaruNammavaru (everybody in the city ours), the hashtag campaign has been started by an online group ‘Bengaluru for Love’ and picked up Twitter users.

Tejasvi Surya and his associates ‘raided’ the South COVID War Room under Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and rattled off the names of 16 Muslim staff, accusing them of being part of a ‘bed blocking scam’. They asked a BBMP official why they were hired while his uncle politician Ravi Subramanya asked if it was a “madrassa”. Tejasvi’s communal remarks were called out and condemned by many in the past few…

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