BJP MP raises questions at Rahul Gandhi’s lineage in controversial remarks

In recent days, both the Congress and the BJP have traded charges of taking political advantage of the Army's surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:October 8, 2016 6:35 pm
BJP MP Babu Lal (ANI photo) BJP MP Babu Lal (ANI photo)

In controversial remarks, BJP MP Babu Lal has questioned the lineage of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. His comments came when he was asked about the Congress party’s reaction to the Indian Army’s surgical strikes across the Line of Control.

“People who point fingers at the Indian Army should be sent outside the country. The Army has worked for the country’s honour. What are they demanding evidence of? Rahul Gandhi himself does not know whose son he is….such people should be sent to Dubai or Pakistan. They have no right to remain in the country,” the lawmaker was quoting saying in a video posted by news agency ANI. It’s not clear where the lawmaker, elected from Uttar Pradesh’s Fatehpur Sikri, made the remarks.

In recent days, both the Congress and the BJP have traded charges of taking political advantage of the Army’s surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Gandhi had said at a public rally that prime minister Narendra Modi was doing ‘dalali’ (cashing in) on the sacrifice of India’s soldiers, which in turn prompted BJP president Amit Shah to hit out at him for insulting the Indian Army and toeing Pakistan’s line.

“If you try to make political capital out of it (the strikes), then we will have to ask questions. Rahul Gandhi knew what he said. His thought process was clear. And the people of this country understand what his thought process is,” said senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal during a press conference in New Delhi Friday.

When Home Minister Rajnath Singh was asked about Gandhi’s comments on Friday, he insisted that leaders must exercise restraint especially at a time when tensions between India and Pakistan are at an all-time high. The prime minister had also asked his cabinet ministers to avoid chest-thumping on the issue of surgical strikes.

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    IML sood
    Oct 8, 2016 at 3:27 pm
    That is a moot Q which must be asked and people have the right to get answer.As zero theory fame Cong.spokesperson says this is also a thought process of people in the country to know the correct lineage of Pappu because he is advancing in age day by day but reducing in maturity very fast.May be due to defective lineage.
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      SubbuI
      Oct 8, 2016 at 5:38 pm
      BABU LAL IS THE BODY GAURD OF KALNAYAK DON AMIT SHAH THE JAILED CONVICT. HE ONLY MUST HAVE TOLD HIM TO MAKE SUCN SILLY STATEMENTlt;br/gt;SHAME ON THESE GOONS SO CALLED LAW MAKERS OR LAW BREAKERS
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        Abbiya
        Oct 8, 2016 at 2:02 pm
        I think you are not you father son..you are using such types abused words.he is MP he will produce certificate he is father son.
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          Biltu
          Oct 8, 2016 at 11:23 pm
          THIS BJP MP LIKE MANY OTHERS. IS GUTTER LEVEL.
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            Deeply Concerned
            Oct 8, 2016 at 2:43 pm
            I dont think a chaiwala can become a PM so easily without compromising something, may be didso pimpinghis wife and there seems to be so manylike him inhis party and these pimpster think on thise lines
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              Venkataraman Jagadesan
              Oct 9, 2016 at 12:25 am
              Who is responsible for such commets? Is it not the Paplu who wanted the proof for the lt;br/gt;surgical Strikes? If he had messed it up then why blame others. He is not from hi family but from i family. Nehru was no way related to M K hi the father of the Nation. Jai HInd.
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                J G
                Oct 8, 2016 at 10:54 pm
                This is the stock which is being held by BJP
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                  Joseph R Stephen
                  Oct 8, 2016 at 5:04 pm
                  BABU lal looks like he is from Bangladesh.'lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;This fellow should be sent to IRAQ.
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