Jaya Prada said, "I cannot decide whether to laugh or cry, like father like son. I hadn't expected this from Abdullah. He is an educated man. Your father says I am am Amrapali and you say I am Anarkali. Is that how you see women of society?"
Interestingly, this election season has seen unprecedented personal attacks and verbal volleys on women politicians, with male politicians delving into unparliamentary language when talking about their female counterparts.
The campaigning style of the father-son duo is reflective of the fact that in Rampur, a Muslim majority Lok Sabha constituency, support from OBCs (particularly Yadavs) and Scheduled Castes (particularly Jatavs) could be a big push for Azam Khan.
Attacking Azam Khan for his "Khaki underwear" remark allegedly directed at BJP candidate Jaya Prada, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi used the moniker of a Bollywood villain made popular by legendary actor Amrish Puri.
Rampur, Jan 25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan took Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his dart and said he should better have toffees with kids as he the nation doesn't take him seriously. Rahul Gandhi had held 'padyatra' in Bundelkhand on January 23, and had said the Centre and the state government account for the poor condition of Bundelkhand.
Rampur, Jan 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday said the Ram Temple issue is being politicized by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because of the 2017 elections. He said the BJP did not learn from its past mistakes of Delhi and Bihar elections and soon it would meet the same fate as it met in the past. He added that the NDA Government was merely venting out venomous comments and creating a divide among the people of the country.