New Delhi: BJP UP vice-president Dayashankar Singh, who was expelled from the party for his derogatory remarks against BSP Chief Mayawati is not the first or the last person to be in controversy for such ‘weird’ statements.
Here is a list of some of the BJP leaders, who have turned heads and had left the party red faced with their offensive and venomous statements.
Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj has managed to be in news, mostly for wrong reasons. He continues to stir up new controversies.
He recently drawn flak after a video of him went viral on social media where he was seen asking a girl to unbutton her jeans publicly.
He had triggered a controversy by his mostly ridiculous statements saying that Hindu woman must produce at least 4 children in order to protect Hindu religion.
Controversial BJP Yogi Adityanath is no less than any other, when it comes to sparking controversy.
The Lok Sabha MP from Gorakhpur had courted a controversy by comparing Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan with Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed after the actor added his voice to the protest by the intelligentsia against the “climate of intolerance”.
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti left the Modi govt embarrassed with her controversy communal remarks.
“Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar Ramzadon ki banegi ya har**zadon ki. Yeh aapka faisla hai ” (you have to decide whether Delhi will get a government of those born of Ram or of those born illegitimately.)
Controversial right-wing leader Sadhvi Prachi is also an an embarrassment to the party She spew venom with her statements by asking people to behead Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and get a reward of Rs 50 lakh.
She called Shah Rukh Khan, one of the biggest heartthrobs of millions of Indians, ‘a Pakistani agent’.
She is of the views that ‘Why do they always find a Hindu girl for themselves? We must boycott the Khans.
She also thinks that those does not chant ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ does not have any right to live in India.