Population control again seizes the imagination. Hopefully, it will not seize policy, too.
‘Need 2-child norm or our daughters will be under veil’
Singh had courted controversy before 2014 polls by saying that critics of then PM candidate Narendra Modi should leave India and go to Pakistan.
Giriraj Singh, who began his speech by exhorting the crowd to make themselves heard in Italy, said that Lalu Prasad had taken the beef issue from “Delhi-Dadri” when he ran out of issues.
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 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.