Rastriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's daughter and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Misa Bharti courted controversy for her statement in a public rally on Wednesday in Patna. She expressed her discontent on Ram Kripal Yadav joining the BJP.
Bharti said that she felt like chopping off Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav's hands when she heard the news of him joining the BJP in 2014.
“He (Ram Kripal Yadav) used to cut chaff. We had huge respect for him. However, we stopped respecting him when he went on to join hands with Sushil Kumar Modi. At that time I felt like cutting his hands from the same chaff cutting machine,” said Bharti while addressing an event in Bihar.
Ram Kripal Yadav, now a Union Minister in Modi-led government, had joined the BJP in 2014 and defeated Misa Bharti in Patliputra Lok Sabha seat in 2014 general elections.
In the event, Bharti claimed that she is "confident of her win this time" as she didn't get enough time to prepare during 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
(With inputs from ANI)
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