A day after Rajasthan minister Rajendra Singh Gudha confronted large flak over a video of him saying that roads in his constituency must be just like the cheeks of actor Katrina Kaif the BJP – in Opposition within the state – has known as for “strict motion” towards him.
Attacking the minister over his weird feedback, BJP spokesperson Ram Lal Sharma stated, “Giving such an announcement about ladies is indecent. The Chief Minister ought to take strict motion. Tradition and custom of Rajasthan haven’t been such that an individual sitting on a constitutional submit offers such an announcement.”
Rajendra Singh Gudha is identical chief who had in the course of the Meeting polls stated that he gave cash to get a ticket and votes, information company PTI quoted Mr Sharma as saying.
Mr Gudha was among the many 15 ministers who took oath on Sunday in a significant Cupboard reshuffle in Rajasthan and is among the 4 newly-inducted Ministers of State.
The Congress MLA, who now holds the portfolio of Sainik Kalyan, House Guards, Panchayati Raj, and Rural Growth, was addressing individuals in his constituency when somebody from the gang complained in regards to the state of the roads. He was then seen repeating the comment amid cheers from the viewers.
Within the purported video from the occasion, Mr Gudha was additionally heard saying that roads must be just like the cheeks of Hema Malini however added that the actor is “too outdated”. He then went on to say roads must be like “Katrina Kaif’s cheeks”.
A number of social media customers known as his remark inappropriate and have demanded a response from Congress Common Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who has been highlighting ladies’s points and promising extra political illustration for ladies within the upcoming Meeting elections.
This isn’t the primary time such a comment has been made. A number of ministers have up to now promised to construct roads of their constituencies like actor-turned-politician Hema Malini’s cheeks.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in 2005 had allegedly claimed that the roads in Bihar will quickly be turned “as easy as Hema Malini’s cheeks”. Although in 2010, he denied ever having stated it and accused his rivals of attributing the remark falsely to him.
In 2013, then Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Business Minister Raja Ram Pandey had triggered an issue by allegedly promising to get roads within the Pratapgarh district constructed “like cheeks of actresses Hema Malini and Madhuri Dixit”. He was later sacked by then Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for his remark.
In the identical 12 months, BJP chief after which Chhattisgarh Minister Brijmohan Agarwal had in contrast the state’s roads to actress Hema Malini.
Former Madhya Pradesh Legislation Minister PC Sharma in 2019 had in contrast the situation of roads within the state to the cheeks of BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya and stated that the Congress authorities will make them like Hema Malini’s.
Mr Gudha had contested the Meeting elections on a Bahujan Samaj Social gathering (BSP) ticket and gained from the Udaipurwati constituency. He is among the 5 BSP MLAs who later stop the celebration and joined the Congress.