It is very common for Indian politicians to make bizarre and controversial statements. From Yogi to Sakhi Maharaj a number of BJP leaders have made controversial statements. Even party’s president has himself admitted that few leaders make disturbing statements to attract media attention and come in limelight.
Today, let’s have a look at most disturbing statements made by BJP’s prominent leaders.
6. Sakshi Maharaj on Reproducing 4 Hindu Children
Speaking at a religious event in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, the BJP MP had said, “Desh mein samasyaein khadi ho rahi hain jansankhya ke karan. Uske liye Hindu zimmedar nahin hain. Zimmedar toh wo hain jo chaar biwiyon aur chalees bachchon ki baatein karte hain. (There are problems in the country because of population growth. Hindus are not responsible for that. Those responsible are the ones who talk of four wives and 40 children.)”
5. Vinay Katiyar on Prettier Star Campaigners Than Priyanka Gandhi
BJP MP Vinay Katiyar in 2017 landed in a controversy when he said that there are “prettier star campaigners” than Priyanka Gandhi. “Unse jyada bohut si sundar mahilayen hai jo star campaigner hain (There are several beautiful ladies than Priyanka Gandhi who are star campaigners),”
4. Sadhvi Prachi on Making ‘India Muslim Free’
“Now that we have achieved the mission of making a Congress-free India, it is time to make India, Muslim-free. We are working on that.” She said in a rally.
3. Giriraj Singh’s Obsession With Pakistan
Giriraj Singh, a BJP prominent leader from Bihar told an election rally in Jharkhand: “Those who want to stop Narendra Modi from becoming prime minister will have no place in Indiain the coming days. They will only have place in Pakistan.”
2. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and Her ‘Haramzaada’ Comment
“Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar Ramzadon ki banegi ya har**zadon ki. Yeh aapka faisla hai (you have to decide whether Delhi will get a government of those born of Ram or of those born illegitimately).
1. Sangeet Som’s on Tajmahal Built By Traitors
Bjp leader Sangeet Som in October 2017 said Taj Mahal was built by “traitors” and is a “blot on Indian culture”.
“Many people were worried that the Taj Mahal was removed from the list of historical places in the UP tourism booklet. What history are we talking about? The man who built Taj Mahal imprisoned his father. He wanted to massacre Hindus. If this is history, then it is very unfortunate and we will change this history, I guarantee you.”