Updated: October 19, 2020 11:23:06 am
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has hit out at former CM Kamal Nath over his “merchandise” comment towards state minister Imarti Devi, saying it reveals the “crooked and despicable mentality of the Congress.
The comment is a disrespect not simply of the minister, however each woman of the Gwalior-Chambal area, Chouhan mentioned in a tweet on Sunday.
Addressing a ballot assembly on Sunday in Gwalior’s Dabra city, the place the Congress is up towards Imarti Devi, who converted to the BJP, Nath mentioned his celebration candidate was a “easy individual” in contrast to his opponent who’s an “merchandise”.
Taking a dim view of the comment, Chouhan in a tweet in Hindi mentioned, “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 woman and sister of Gwalior-Chambal area.”
Kamal Nathji who gave you the precise to play with the respect of girls? he requested within the tweet.
Chouhan, former Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and state BJP president Vihsnu Dutt Sharma have determined sit on a silent quick (protest) for 2 hours in Bhopal, Indore and Gwalior, respectively, on Monday to protest towards Naths assertion, a celebration launch mentioned.
A BJP delegation on Sunday met Election Commission officers in Bhopal and complained towards Nath for “insulting girls and Dalits”.
Imarti Devi and 21 different MLAs loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia had resigned from the Congress and the state Assembly and joined the BJP in March, within the course of bringing down the Nath authorities.
By-elections for 28 Madhya Pradesh Assembly seats will likely be held on November three and the counting of votes will likely be held on November 10.
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