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Pak supporter? BJP's Vinod Singh asks those not chanting Bharat Mata Ki Jai

Said, 'First you are son of Bharat Mata, then you could be a brother of media and electronic media'

ANI  |  Patna 

Vinod Kumar Singh
Bihar minister Vinod Kumar Singh

Minister Singh sparked controversy by asking media persons to raise their arms and chant "Mata ki Jai", but when a few refrained from doing so, he asked "are you supporters of "

Addressing the media in a function here yesterday, he raised slogans of Mata ki Jai and asked people present there to respond by raising their hands, after which Singh said, "I can see some people are not raising their hands, are those supporters of "

"First you are a son of "Mata' then you could be a brother of media and electronic media," said Singh, he added.

Singh is the Minister of Mines and Geology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) quota in the Janata Dal-United-government led by

During the assembly polls in 2015, Member of Parliament (MP) Choubey had said and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad should "go to Pakistan".

The comment had followed a controversial statement by his party colleague Giriraj Singh who had said: "and Lalu Prasad want to make a "

Earlier, President Amit Shah had said that if his party lost the Bihar assembly elections, firecrackers would be burst in Pakistan.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 12:37 IST