Madhya Pradesh BJP Slams Kamal Nath Over ‘Merchandise’ Comment, Shivraj Singh Chouhan Writes to Sonia Gandhi

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar and different celebration leaders sat on a two-hour silent quick on Monday to protest in opposition to former CM Kamal Nath’s “merchandise” comment in opposition to state minister Imarti Devi. Chouhan additionally wrote a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, demanding that Nath be faraway from all celebration posts, whereas Tomar stated the Congress chief and celebration common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra ought to apologise to Imarti Devi.

Speaking to reporters in Gwalior’s Dabra city, Imarti Devi, who’s contesting the November Three Meeting bypoll from there, stated Nath didn’t know methods to respect a Dalit girl and had misplaced his thoughts after dropping the chief minister’s submit. She demanded that Sonia Gandhi take away Kamal Nath from the Congress, and claimed he wouldn’t have the ability to get a single seat for the Congress out of the 28 seats the place bypolls are scheduled on November 3.

On Sunday, whereas addressing a ballot assembly in Dabra, the place the BJP has fielded Imarti Devi, Nath stated the Congress candidate was a “easy individual” in contrast to his opponent who was an “merchandise”. Taking a dim view of the comment, Chouhan on Monday wrote to Sonia Gandhi, demanding that Nath be faraway from all celebration posts.

“Your silence would compel me to assume that you just agreed with Naths assertion, he stated within the letter. Within the morning, Chouhan together with state ministers Narottam Mishra, Bhupendra Singh, Vishwas Sarang and a few ladies members of the BJP noticed a ‘maun vrat’ (silent quick) at Minto Corridor in Bhopal to protest in opposition to Nath’s comment.

BJP’s Rajya Sabha member Scindia and Lok Sabha member Shankar Lalwani sat on a silent protest over the difficulty at Regal Sq. in entrance of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Indore. Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Madhya Pradesh BJP chief Vishnu Dutt Sharma, senior celebration chief Prabhat Jha and another leaders staged an analogous protest in Gwalior.

Tomar demanded that Sonia Gandhi and Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who all the time champion the reason for Dalit and girls, apologise to Imarti Devi. Chouhan additionally took to Twitter to hit out at Kamal Nath.

“Together with your low-cost assertion, Congress’ crooked and despicable mentality has come to the fore once more. You haven’t simply disrespected Smt Imarti Devi, however each lady and sister of Gwalior-Chambal area,” he stated in a tweet in Hindi on Sunday. “Kamal Nathji, who gave you the appropriate to play with the respect of girls?” Chouhan requested within the tweet.

The Nationwide Fee for Girls condemned Nath’s remarks and likewise sought a proof from him over it. The NCW additionally forwarded the matter to the Election Fee for vital motion.

Bahujan Samaj Social gathering chief Mayawati additionally hit out at Nath and demanded that the Congress excessive command apologise for his comment. She additionally requested Dalits to vote for the BSP to show the Congress a lesson over this comment.

Imarti Devi and 21 different MLAs loyal to Scindia had resigned from the Congress and the state Meeting and joined the BJP in March this 12 months, within the course of bringing down the Kamal Nath-led authorities. By-elections for 28 Meeting seats within the state might be held on November Three and the counting of votes might be held on November 10.

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