Congress chief Udit Raj had on Wednesday said that no usa ought to get a President like Draupadi Murmu and cautioned she turned into doing ‘chamchagiri’.
The BJP on Thursday slammed the Congress for its leader Udit Raj’s objectionable feedback in opposition to President Droupadi Murmu, calling it worrisome and unfortunate.
Congress chief Udit Raj had on Wednesday stated that no u . S . A . Have to get a President like Draupadi Murmu and advised she become doing ‘chamchagiri’.
“No us of a should get a President like Draupadi Murmu ji. Chamchagiri additionally has its limits. She says that 70 in step with cent of human beings devour salt from Gujarat. If you stay lifestyles via ingesting salt yourself, you will understand,” he had tweeted in Hindi.
His words drew a pointy response from the BJP which stated that this reflects the anti-tribal mind-set of the Congress and its leaders.
“Words used for President Murmu by means of Congress chief Udit Raj are worrisome and unfortunate. This isn’t the primary time they’ve used such phrases. Congress’ Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury did it too. This displays their anti-tribal attitude,” stated BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra.
Defending his remarks, Udit Raj in any other tweet stated that his announcement concerning President Murmu was private and had not anything to do with the Congress.
“My announcement as regard to Draupadi Murmu ji is mine & nothing to do with Congress. Her candidature & marketing campaign had been within the call adivasi, it doesn’t mean she is now not adivasi. My heart cries that once SC/ST attain to higher role, they ditch their communities & turn out to be mum,” he said.
Terming it ‘every other steep low remark of Congress’, BJP chief Shehzad Poonawalla asked if the Congress endorses such an “insult of Adivasi samaj”.
“After Ajoy Kumar referred to as President Draupadi Murmu as evil & then Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary used the term “Rashtrapatni” now Congress stoops to a new low! Udit Raj uses unacceptable language for the first female Adivasi President! Does the Congress propose this insult of Adviasi samaj,” he requested in a Twitter submit.
However, this isn’t the first time the Congress leaders, which include the chief of Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, have were given themselves into trouble by means of uttering such words.
In July, Chowdhury had reportedly made ‘Rashtrapatni’ statement against President Murmu at some stage in the celebration’s protests towards the Enforcement Directorate’s questioning of Sonia Gandhi within the National Herald case.
When requested by journalists about the Congress’s plan to march to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Chowdhury appears to say in a video, “Yes, we can go to the Rashtrapati Bhavan. India’s rashtrapati, no rashtrapatni, is for all.”
In the drama that ensued following his comments, Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharamaman — at the same time as talking within the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, respectively — had asked Congress intervening time president Sonia Gandhi and the birthday celebration to apologise in Parliament and at the streets of India, for Chowdhury’s observation.
Irani said despite being led by means of a female — Gandhi — Congressmen retain to demean women in constitutional posts.
Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were additionally adjourned over protests in opposition to Chowdhury’s comment.
With inputs from agencies