'Ravan ke aulad': Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury hits out at BJP in Parliament
Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, on Tuesday attacked the BJP over Anantkumar Hegde's controversial remark on Mahatma Gandhi and termed the party as "Ravan ke aulad" (children of Ravana).
New Delhi: Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, on Tuesday attacked the BJP over Anantkumar Hegde's controversial remark on Mahatma Gandhi and termed the party as "Ravan ke aulad" (children of Ravana).
"Aaj ye Mahatma Gandhi ko gaali dete hain. Ye Ravan ke aulad hain. Ram ke pujari ka ye apmaan kar rahe hain (Today, they abuse Mahatma Gandhi. They are children of Ravan. They are insulting Lord Ram's devotee)," Chowdhury said.
Later, BJP lawmakers objected to Chowdhury's statement and it was struck out from the records.
Meanwhile, AAP MP Sanjay Singh gave Zero Hour notice in the Rajya Sabha over 'demand to expedite the death sentence of 2012 Delhi gang-rape convicts.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit out at BJP leaders for their recent "goli vs boli" remark during campaigns for the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi and said that the saffron party was firing bullets because it is aware that it will lose the poll.
She said that a country has a bleak future when its leaders take to the streets holding guns. "When ministers come out to the streets holding guns then what lies ahead for the country? We do not know what will happen tomorrow.
"There are (assembly) elections in Delhi and they(BJP) know they will not be able to win it. That's why they are sending people with guns.
They are saying 'Boli nahi chalega, goli chalega'... But I am saying that only boli chalega (what the people of the coutry say will take place in India)," Banerjee said .