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Union Minister Prasad hits out at Badruddin Ajmal for 'tea-pakoda' remark against PM Modi

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on Saturday hit out at United Democratic Front (AIUDF) for his controversial 'tea and pakoda' remark against Modi.

Speaking to ANI, Prasad said: "How can Ajmal talk about taking Modi out of ..Who is he? What is his status to say such a thing against the popularly elected He is saying that the Prime Minister will sell tea and pakoda...What kind of language is this?"

"BJP strongly condemns the statements made against Prime Minister Modi by AIUDF Badruddin Ajmal," said Prasad, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election for the first time from Patna Sahib. He is pitted against sitting and former BJP

Hitting out at president, the said: "These people are influenced by who also makes false statements and low-level remarks against Prime Minister Modi."

Prasad, currently a member, also took on (BSP)

"appealed Muslims to vote for the grand alliance in Nobody asked any questions on this...I want to ask those who question Modi --Why they are silent on "

"Indian culture does not approve of the kind of language used by Ajmal. The nation will give a befitting reply to those who are stooping to such a low level of politics," added the

The seven-phased Lok Sabha elections began on April 11 and will conclude on May 19. The results will be declared on May 23.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 16:09 IST