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Pradhan terms Aiyar's 'Neech Aadmi' remark against PM Modi as uncultured

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on Tuesday termed former Aiyar's 'Neech Aadmi' (low man) remark against Narendra as uncultured.

The party distanced itself from the controversy, saying that Aiyar's remark was his personal, and did not reflect the party's view.

Talking to ANI, Pradhan said: "is very arrogant and has always been a blind supporter of family. It was an uncultured remark."

Agreed of (RPI) Ramdas Athawale: "Aiyar's statement is wrong. It shows the desperation of the party. Narendra has worked for all sections of the society."

"The Congress party is unhappy with the fact that a person who belongs to the Other Backward Caste (OBC) has become the of the country," added Athawale.

The Congress party's spokesperson said that the article only expresses the personal opinion of

"It is also very imperative for you to read the last part of the article you are referring to where he says the opinion and the remarks are the personal opinion of the author," said Shergill in a press statement.

Earlier today, Aiyar, who revived his 'Neech Aadmi' jibe against Prime Minister by terming it 'prophetic' in an article published recently, refused to comment on his remark saying he did not want to be involved in the media's "games.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 18:05 IST