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BJP pulls up loudmouth Azam Khan for mocking PM Modi

Updated: Oct 19, 2016 15:09 IST      
BJP pulls up loudmouth Azam Khan for mocking PM Modi

New Delhi [India], Oct. 19 (ANI): Reprimanding Azam Khan for his jibes directed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday reminded the loudmouth Samajwadi Party leader of the incident where the Uttar Pradesh Police were made to frantically search for his buffaloes and said that he should not make unwarranted comments against prestigious institutions.

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli downplayed the Samajwadi Party leader's assertion and advised him to introspect his comment aimed at the Prime Minister.

"After all Narendra Modi ji is the Prime Minister of the country it's an institution, he is not just the Prime Minister of the BJP. Azam Khan may like him or not like him that is a different issue but should lose comments be made against such institutions," Kohli told ANI.

"The second issue is if he is very keen to comment, there are many issues on which he can comment. For example, the UP Police had more time to look for his buffalo than to catch criminals and what about Mulayam Singh ji's famous comment on the Mumbai rape case "Oh boys are boys after all they can do something like that" such major issues emanating for Uttar Pradesh" he added.

Bringing forth is prime ministerial ambitions, Khan yesterday likened himself to incumbent Narendra Modi.

The Samajwadi Party leader took jibes at Prime Minister Modi for his "chaiwala" beginnings, his "monogrammed suit" and his drum playing episodes in Japan and Tanzania.

"I have all the qualities of becoming Prime Minister. I can make tea, play the drum, cook food and I wear proper clothes. Besides, I am not all that bad looking or am I corrupt," he said at an e-rickshaw distribution function in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)

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