Varun, who represents Sultanpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh, had asked whether India was “employing any scientific technique for wetland conservation”.
The Sultanpur MP, who turned 36 Sunday, was sharing the dais with Kumar and Moradabad Mayor Veena Agarwal when the incident occurred.
“On this Gandhi Jayanti, can we pledge to keep religion and religion-based violence out of politics,” he tweeted.
Varun said capital punishment was ‘politically counterproductive’ since it ‘created martyrs’.
Vehemently denying the charge, Varun said, “This is absolutely baseless and it is beneath my dignity to respond to this nonsense.”
Varun Gandhi has just released his 2nd poetry book ‘Stillness’. He talks about his writing and political beliefs.
The AIB Roast had aired on video sharing platform YouTube in January and had generated much criticism.
Drug prices have not gone up after the new government has come in.
Party secretary Siddharth Nath Singh said the party will surely look into his calibre and position him accordingly.
BJP state president Laxmi Kant Bajpai said whatever the Minister has expressed is her personal view.
Supporters of Amit Shah, Rajnath’s son Pankaj, Varun Gandhi are pushing their leader’s case as CM on Facebook.
The cousins, who have won from neighbouring Amethi and Sultanpur constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, belong to Congress and BJP respectively.
Venkaiah Naidu told the media later that no inferences needed to be drawn from the way the members occupied the seats on Wednesday.
Two men went up in flames during a TV poll discussion in Sultanpur on April 28. One was a mill worker, the other a BSP leader. A conspiracy or an accident?
Political circles are abuzz with talk of “lotus bloom” after Varun Gandhi’s advent here from Pilibhit, where he last time won by a whopping margin of 2.8 lakh votes.