'Interrupted Raja when he named Udham Singh, not Godse'
Notably, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi later claimed that Thakur was referring to the revolutionary Udham Singh, who killed the former lieutenant governor of Punjab (British India), Michael O' Dwyer, two decades after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
Thakur told ANI that she interrupted Raja when he named Udham Singh.
Since Thakur's microphone wasn't on, Joshi said her remark cannot be recorded.
Thakur sacked from Defence Ministry panel after remark
Meanwhile, Thakur was in news recently when she was nominated to a Defense Ministry consultative committee, headed by Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. On Thursday, she was sacked from the panel and barred from parliamentary party meetings.
Terrorist Pragya calls terrorist Godse, a patriot: Rahul Gandhi
Congress MP Rahul Gandhitweeted on Thursday, "Terrorist Pragya calls terrorist Godse, a patriot. A sad day in the history of India's Parliament."
Separately, Congress MLA from Madhya Pradesh threatened to burn Thakur alive if she stepped foot in the state. Thakur represents the Bhopal constituency in the Parliament.
I apologize if someone was hurt: Thakur
Now, on Friday, Thakur said in the Lok Sabha, "I apologize if someone was hurt," adding her remarks were distorted and taken out of context.
She went on to say, "An MP referred to me as 'terrorist'," she said, referring to Gandhi's tweet, "It's an attack on my dignity, as a woman, sanyasi, and parliamentarian. No charges against me have been proven in court."