New Delhi: Amid outrage by the BJP over Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s comment referring to President Droupadi Murmu as ‘rashtrapatni’, BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday (July 28) slammed the chief and apologized to the massive previous occasion requested. Calling the comment “most disgraceful and reprehensible”, the previous Uttar Pradesh chief minister instructed the Congress to shun its “casteist mindset”.
“The spectacular election of Droupadi Murmuji as the first woman from the tribal community to the highest post of the President of India was not liked by many… The offensive remark made against her by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Lok Sabha have. , is very sad, shameful and highly condemned,” Mayawati wrote in a tweet.
“The proceedings of the Parliament were also disrupted today due to protests against him referring to the Hon’ble President as ‘rashtrapatni’ on TV… The Congress party should also apologize to the country for this and abandon its casteist mindset,” the BSP mentioned. -head. added.
A row broke out after Chowdhury referred to Murmu as ‘rashtrapatni’ whereas speaking to mediapersons, main BJP to focus on the Congress. BJP MPs protested towards the comment and brought about uproar in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Speaking to reporters exterior Parliament, Chowdhury mentioned referring to Murmu as ‘rashtrapatni’ was a “slip of the tongue” and accused the BJP of creating a “mountain out of a molehill” over the difficulty. “I can’t even think of insulting the president. It was just a mistake. If the president felt bad, I will meet her personally and apologize. They can hang me if they want. I am ready to to be punished, but why is she (Sonia Gandhi) being dragged into this?” I requested.
Demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress additionally accused BJP MPs of subjecting Sonia Gandhi to “brutal heckling, verbal assault and physical intimidation”. According to PTI, a battle between Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Union Minister Smriti Irani happened within the Lok Sabha chamber including gas to the raging subject over Chowdhury’s comment.
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