All Political parties already punched to election gears, Bhartiya Janta party (BJP) Member of parliament from Unnao hits out one more controversy with his statement that 'increase in population was due to people who have four wives and 40 children’.
What Was His Actual Statement:
“This population rise in not because of the Hindus. Population has risen due to those who support the concept of four wives and 40 children,” he said on Friday while addressing a gathering at an event organised to inaugurate a temple at Meerut.
Sakshi Maharaj Defends himself Later when questioned by media:
"I have not commented on any community. I have been misquoted and am ready to face Election Commission.''
Earlier few days back Supreme Court of India has passed an order in which it is directed that to attract voters use of religion, caste, race, community or language is prohibited.
Opposition Came heavily on Maharaj :
-The Opposition parties in one language said they will bring this statement to the notice of the Election Commission.
-The speech of Sakshi Maharaj is offensive which also violates the Election commission model code of conduct Says Congress leader KC Mittal
-Congress senior leader Akhilesh Singh accused BJP only has only agenda of caste and religion for elections.
-The Samajwadi Party also takes dig on BJP, highlighting the Supreme Court’s ruling on the same.
BJP Clears party Stand:
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said “This shouldn't be seen as BJP's stand. It is his personal view.''