BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma suspended over controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad

Several FIRs have been filed against BJP national spokesperson Nupur Sharma in Maharashtra. 

And violence erupted in Kanpur on June 3 after her remarks on Prophet Muhammad during a TV debate.

The suspension comes just hours after the party said that it strongly denounces insult of any religious personality. 

The BJP also said that it does not promote such people or philosophy.

The police arrested a total of 29 people involved in the violence on Friday.

The BJP strongly denounces insults of any religious personality of any religion. 

Nupur Sharma suspended by BJP: She said she would withdraw her statement if it hurt anybody's religious sentiments.

She said she was upset with the continuous 'insult and disrespect' of Lord Shiva. 

The claim that the Shivling reportedly found inside the mosque was a fountain, had irked her.