Giriraj Singh who has been taking the heat for making racist comments against Sonia Gandhi, denied meeting the PM.
The opposition forced minister Giriraj Singh to express regret for his remarks about Sonia Gandhi.
Nigeria needs India’s attention and respect. Giriraj Singh notwithstanding.
Giriraj Singh had remarked whether the Congress would have accepted Sonia Gandhi’s leadership “had she not been white-skinned”.
BJP minister’s racist, misogynist remark reflects the worst of our social prejudices.
State Congress Vice President Ramchandra Bharti, state General Secretaries Jaya Mishra and Binod Sharma were present at the protest.
“Giriraj Singh has clarified his position. The matter has ended,” said a BJP spokesperson.
Sonia Gandhi reacted for the first time after BJP MP Giriraj Singh commented on her skin colour.
Giriraj Singh had expressed regret on Wednesday after a controversial comment on Sonia Gandhi.
Singh had apparently left for Bengaluru on Wednesday evening to attend BJP’s National Executive meeting.
Singh subsequently expressed ‘regret’ over the statement, but complained that what he had said had been ‘off the record’.
Singh had said he wondered whether Congress would have accepted Sonia Gandhi’s leadership if she was not white-skinned.
Giriraj Singh had earlier questioned whether the Congress would have accepted Sonia as a leader had she not been white-skinned.
Party leaders believe that this will also create an environment of trust among other religions.
Giriraj Singh stated that BJP was going strong with SAD and had no differences, as being projected.