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Frog remark on Modi: BJP hits back,calls Khurshid a ‘cockroach’

Salman Khurshid had called Narendra Modi a 'proverbial frog' just out of the well.

The war of words between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress escalated on Saturday with a BJP leader calling External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid a ‘cockroach’,who would survive any nuclear attack by Pakistan.

Congress calls Narendra Modi a proverbial frog

According to reports,BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi lashed out at Khurshid,comparing him to a ‘cockroach’. The BJP leader retailiated as she said that if there will be a nuclear attack on India by Pakistan,”only one person will survive and that will be Salman Khurshid because only cockroaches can survive the nuclear attack.”

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On Friday,Khurshid had called the Gujarat CM a ‘proverbial frog’ just out of the well,groping for a right place.

“What should I say about Modi? He is like a frog just out of the well and at a loss to find the right place for himself in the big wide world,” he said in response to a question.

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Ridiculing Gujarat strongman and BJP’s election campaign committee chief for challenging Singh for a public debate,Khurshid said Modi was quite keen that Congress accepted him as a challenge

Khurshid’s ‘frog remark’ on Modi came a day after the Gujarat CM slammed the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accusing him of taking a soft stand against Pakistan.

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