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Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy calls Yakub mourners 'potential terrorists'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 31 July 2015, 21:08 IST

Tathagata Roy, the Governor of Tripura, invited a barrage of Twitter comments when he made a certain remark about those who had assembled to mourn Yakub Memon's death by hanging.

Roy declared that those who appeared before Memon's corpse, barring relatives and close friends, should be watched by the state for being 'potential terrorists'.

While Roy claimed later that it was not a communal comment, Twitter wasn't too thrilled.

Here's Roy's response:

First published: 31 July 2015, 21:08 IST
 
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