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Samajwadi Party ministers' habitual of making such statements: Cong on Abu Azmi

Updated: Jan 04, 2017 00:56 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 4 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday took a jibe at the Samajwadi Party over its MLA Abu Azmi's sexist comment on the Bengaluru molestation incident stating that the ministers of the ruling party of Uttar Pradesh

are habitual of making such statements.

"The ministers of the Samajwadi Party are in a habit of making such statements. At times, the statements are passed by the senior ministers and sometimes by junior ministers," he said here.

Terming it as publicity stunt, Babbar even that said the ministers are employing such methods to hog the limelight.

"Since long time, many of the ministers of the party are not getting any publicity, so they are resorting to such things. Now, even his (Abu Azmi) name will be there in news," he said.

Abu Azmi has received wide flak from political parties and women activists for his offensive remarks over the mass molestation incident in Bengaluru.

Azmi blamed that 'short dresses' are leading to such incidents, adding "it was bound to happen." (ANI)