BJP expelled one of its senior Lucknow-based leaders after he calls party’s top leadership as “Gujarati thugs” He also added BJP has chosen a ”pradhan mantri” (prime minister) or a prachar mantri (advertisement minister).
While attacking the BJP’s top leadership in a series of tweets, the party’s former spokesperson IP Singh also hailed Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav’s candidature from Azamgarh and offered him his residence for use as his poll campaign office. “IP Singh has been expelled from the party for six years on directions of the BJP state president,” said a party release.
The expulsion followed after Mr Singh attacked the BJP leadership in a series of tweets from his official Twitter account having a prefix “usuldaar” (principled) to his name.
“I belong to a principled ”kshatriya” family. Two Gujarati thugs have been befooling Hindi-speaking people for the last five years after capturing the country’s Hindi heartland, while we are silent,” he said in one of his tweets Friday.
“Our UP is six times bigger than Gujarat with an economy of Rs. five lakh crore against Gujarat’s Rs. one lakh 15 thousand crore,” said Mr Singh, adding, in such a situation what would they eat and what development would they cause.
In another tweet, he said, “Have we elected a ”pradhan mantri” or ”prachar mantri”? Does the country’s prime minister look good selling t-shirt and tea cup?”