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Nehru wasn't a Pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

MLA has said that the country's was not a 'Pandit' as he "ate beef and pork".

Often in the for his contentious statements, the from Ramgarh constituency of district blamed the Nehru-Gandhi family for all the social evils prevailing in the country.

Nehru cannot be a pandit as he ate beef and pork. has prefixed pandit before his name, Ahuja told reporters yesterday, reacting to state Sachin Pilot's statement that had learnt to visit temples from his grandmother

Claiming that the Gandhi scion never visited temples with Indira Gandhi, Ahuja vowed to step down from his post if anyone could prove him wrong.

leaders including Ashok Gehlot, and should tell when did Rahul Gandhi's 'yagnopaveet sanskar' (sacred thread ceremony) took place, he said.

"If I am wrong, I will quit my post or else should morally resign," he added.

He further accused the Congress party of indulging in politics of caste to contest elections and sought the demolition of all statues of members of the Nehru-Gandhi family and the monuments named after them.

In 2016, the BJP had stoked a controversy alleging that the University (JNU) was a hub of sex and drugs where over 3,000 used condoms and 2,000 liquor bottles were found daily.

Accusing those studying in JNU of indulging in illicit activities, the BJP MLA had also claimed that JNU students go naked on campus.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 15:25 IST