Adhir Ranjan stokes controversy with objectionable comment against PM; BJP hits befriend, says ‘conceitedness will originate Cong’

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stoked a controversy on Monday with an objectionable remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha, with the BJP launching a scathing attack on him and his party, saying this “arrogance” will finish them. Later, Chowdhury, the Congress leader in Lok Sabha, clarified that his intention…

Adhir Ranjan stokes controversy with objectionable comment against PM; BJP hits befriend, says ‘conceitedness will originate Cong’

NEW DELHI: Congress leader

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

stoked an argument on Monday with an objectionable comment against Top Minister Narendra Modi within the

Lok Sabha

, with the BJP launching a scathing assault on him and his celebration, announcing this “conceitedness” will originate them.

Later, Chowdhury, the Congress leader in Lok Sabha, clarified that his design was now to not insult the Top Minister and he regrets if Modi was hurt by his comment.

Talking within the future of the controversy within the Lok Sabha on the ‘Motion of Thanks’ to the President’s tackle, Chowdhury said he made the comment in response to about a BJP leader’s comparability of Modi with

Swami Vivekananda

which provoked and angered him.

Nonetheless, Chowdhury had made the comment quickly after BJP minister Prahlad Joshi had said that now not lower than BJP participants develop now not voice “India is Indira and Indira is India”.

Chowdhury’s remarks dangle been later expunged by Lok Sabha Speaker

Om Birla

, nonetheless BJP working president J P Nadda reacted strongly to these remarks, announcing they dangle been in “inappropriate taste and extremely condemnable”.

Taking to the Twitter to sentence the Congress leader’s remarks, Nadda said,”the Congress is consistently insulting the Top Minister who has been elected by 125 crore folks. The oldsters of the country are giving their answer to Congress in every election. Their conceitedness will originate them.”


The Congress leader from West Bengal later told journalists that his Hindi was now not merely and he was misunderstood as he made the analogy after he bought provoked and mad by the BJP for evaluating Modi with Swami Vivekananda.

He said he below no situations supposed to harm or insult the Top Minister and was sorry if his phrases hurt the Top Minister.

“I possess you would even be certainly misunderstanding me. I did now not voice ‘gandi naali’ (dirty drain), I said ‘naali’. If the PM felt inappropriate or hurt, I will be pained. I did now not voice this to advise off him hurt. I used to be provoked to claim this when BJP MP when compared him with Swami Vivekananda, who is revered in Bengal. If PM is hurt, I will in my notion apologise to him.

“My Hindi is now not utterly as I am now not a Hindi-speaking (person). By ‘naali’, I supposed a channel. I am ready to apologise to the Top Minister … I purchased mad when BJP member tried to humiliate Swami Vivekananda by evaluating him with Narendra Modi. That was vehemently opposed by me. For that reason I susceptible that analogy,” he told journalists beginning air Parliament.

He said he was making an try to claim that there was no comparability between “Ma Ganga” with a ‘naali’ (channel).”

“I below no situations wished to claim ‘gandi naali’. I below no situations supposed to claim so,” he said.

“I originate now not dangle any form of remotest design to dishonour my Top Minister, to disrespect my Top Minister, to humiliate my Top Minister. He is my Top Minister additionally,” he additionally said.

Chowdhury was additionally trolled on the Twitter for his remarks.

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