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TDP MP dresses like Hitler in House to send PM a message

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Clothes make the man, it is said, and sometimes maybe the too, as in the case of TDP Naramalli who today dressed up as Hitler to send the message that he should not "follow" the the Nazi dictator's footsteps.

Sometimes a woman, other times a or a cattle herder, depending on the political point he wants to convey, said he decided to don the Fuehrer's avatar today to remind of his promise to give Special Status Category (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh, post bifurcation of the state.

Wearing a khaki coat and sporting a toothbrush moustache, said, "I wanted to send a message to not to follow

"During elections, he promised SCS to the people of the state but has then back-tracked. He does not get the pulse of what people want and I want to urge him to not be like him."

Sivaprasad, who attended the House in his Hitler costume, also raised his hand in "heil Hitler" salute for camerapersons outside.

The TDP was a constituent of the NDA until March this year, but quit the government and the NDA over the demand for special category status to

"Ours is a democracy and it is necessary to understand the aspirations of the people," said the two-time who represents Chittor in

An actor, whose has worked in several Telugu films, Sivaprasad has in the past donned various avatars to attract attention.

During the last Budget session, Sivaprasad had dressed up as a woman, a farmer, a cattle herder, a Muslim and a 'swachch' Bharat worker.

"I am an and cannot sit quiet. I have to express myself. To represent the plight of women who were hit by demonetisation, I also dressed like one," he said.

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

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 18:10 IST