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Sanjay Nirupam slams Satya Pal Malik, says 'all governors are chamcha'

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on Saturday said "all governors are chamcha (sycophants)" while slamming for allegedly endorsing Narendra Modi's "was Bhrashtachari No 1" remark.

All those who are governors in our country are basically 'chamcha' of government. is also a 'chamcha'. got a chit from several courts in the Bofors scam, among those who have given him chit is the himself," said Nirupam.

"When said was "corrupt number 1," he faced criticism and shame for his statement. After that, he never said it again. Satpal Malik jumped in the fray to appease Modi so that he may enjoy his position as for some more days," he added.

"The governors should uphold the dignity and respect of their and act accordingly," he said.

Malik on Thursday waded into the controversy over Modi's 'corrupt no 1' comment for Rajiv Gandhi stating that the former had allegedly got involved in the Bofors scam "under the influence of some people."

"Initially he was good but he got involved in the Bofors under influence of some of his aides, be it from his family or outsiders, whom I would not name," Malik had said.

Last week, a war of words erupted between the and the BJP leaders after PM Modi's "corrupt number one" remark. Addressing an election rally in on May 4, Modi hit out at Rahul Gandhi, saying: "Your father was termed 'Mr. Clean' by his courtiers, but his life ended as 'Bhrashtachari No 1.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 14:37 IST