He is the man who inspired Dhaka terrorists, but some years back Digvijaya Singh was seen with the same man praising him as a messenger of peace. 
 
The remark made in 2012 has drawn wide criticism with the BJP accusing Congress of soft-peddling terror. 
 
Digvijaya however refuted the charges claiming he only attended one event of Zakir Naik and advocated communal harmony while sharing dais with the religious preacher.