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RLD chief Ajit Singh describes Modi, Yogi, Irani as 'cattle', triggers row

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura (UP) 

Rashtriya has referred to Narendra Modi, Minister and as "bull, calf and cow", triggering a row.

Calling the remarks "undignified", a demanded an apology from the

During his 'Kisanon se Samvad' (dialogue with farmers) event at Kosi Kalan here Thursday, Singh said it is the virtue of democracy that the people have the right to change a after five years if they get a "wrong" one.

"I read in newspapers these days that your cows, bulls and calves (gai-bail-bachhde) are roaming around a lot," he said in an apparent reference to the stray cattle menace.

"You are locking them up in schools and colleges. People call them Modi-Yogi. Is that right?" he added.

"Some people also say that a 'hatti-katti gai' (well-built cow) has come. is also moving around," Singh said.

The recently visited Amethi.

The led the public in chanting slogans like Modi Haye Haye' and Modi Bye Bye".

He held the responsible for the problems faced by farmers, and after the demonetisation.

Local said the had insulted the Constitution.

"This is a very uncivilised and undignified statement," he said.

"The prime minister, are political figures holding constitutional posts and making indecent comments on them is like insulting the Constitution," Goswami said.

He said it is against Indian culture to make such comments against a woman.

It does not behove the chief of a political party to make them, Goswami said, demanding that Singh apologise to the BJP leaders.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 20:10 IST