Varun equates Pawar with Ravana, Mayawati with Surpnakha
IANS, 6 February 2010, 08:20pm IST
LUCKNOW: In an apparent reference to Union food and agriculture
minister Sharad Pawar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi
Saturday equated him with mythological demon king Ravana and said
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati is his sister Surpnakha.
"A pair of brother and sister is responsible for the inflation in our
country. While the Ravana is a minister and sits in Delhi, his sister
-- a chief minister -- sits in Lucknow," Varun said, addressing a
rally in the Shikarpur town in Bulandshahar district, around 400 km
Varun accused the two leaders of being "mainly responsible" for
inflation in the country and said that both "indulge in blame game
when it comes to containing inflation."
The young BJP leader had last year courted controversy for his
communally incendiary speeches against the Muslim community.
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