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BJP wants Congress man arrested for 'tongue cut' threat

IANS  |  Shimla 

The ruling BJP in on Tuesday asked the to register a criminal case against a to

A video circulating showed the announcing a "reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who cuts off Satti's tongue", the BJP complained.

"It is shameful that the is stooping this low and resorting to pressure tactics and even threatening bodily harm to the BJP leadership," it said.

A day earlier, the Congress sought an apology from Satti for using derogatory remarks against Congress and his family.

A complaint against Satti was lodged with the EC.

Satti targeted Gandhi and his family at a public meeting in Baddi in Solan on April 13. Replying to Gandhi's "chowkidar chor hai" taunt Satti said and the entire Gandhi family are "thieves".

Satti said Gandhi family members -- and -- were all out on bail, and so was "not in a position to make such comments".

The Congress on Tuesday held state-wide protests over the "obscene slur".



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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 17:46 IST