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BJP expresses displeasure over UP Dy CM's remarks on Sita

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP today expressed displeasure over Dinesh Sharma's comments that goddess Sita's birth was evidence of a test tube baby "project" during the and asked him to exercise restraint in his speeches.

BJP sources said called up Sharma to convey the leadership's disapproval of his controversial statement.

The disapproval came after Sharma's comments were criticised and it was believed that his views might hurt the party's image as is a revered figure for Hindus.

Sharma claimed that something similar to a the existed during the days of

"Janak (Sita's father) used a plough, and a baby came out from the She became Sitaji. This is some kind of technology which is similar to today's test tube baby," he had said during a programme last night.

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First Published: Fri, June 01 2018. 18:00 IST
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