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Naresh Agrawal regrets comments on Jaya Bachchan

IANS  |  New Delhi 

former on Tuesday expressed regret for calling a "mere film dancer" while joining the BJP on Monday.

"I express regret if anyone was hurt by my comments on Jaya Bachchan," he told reporters here.

When asked if he would apologise, he declined to comment.

On Monday, Agrawal said the SP had refused him a Rajya Sabha berth and gave it to a person just because she "could dance and act in the films".

"My stature has been equated with that of a Just because she could dance and act in films, my candidature (to Rajya Sabha) has been sacrificed for her. I haven't taken it kindly."

His remarks were denounced by and



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 14:26 IST