Azam Khan sparks outrage with offensive comment towards Jaya Prada


Samajwadi Party chief Azam Khan stoked an issue with an “underwear” jibe towards BJP’s Jaya Prada who’s contesting towards him from Rampur Lok Sabha polls constituency.

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken cognisance of an “offensive and derogatory” remark by Samajwadi Party candidate Azam Khan towards BJP’s Rampur candidate Jayaprada and has determined to ship a show-cause discover to him.

The veteran SP chief stoked an issue with an “underwear” jibe towards Jaya Prada who’s preventing the Lok Sabha polls from Rampur towards him.

The NCW took cognisance of a tweet, which additionally had a video of Khan’s speech. “Absolutely disgraceful … we are going to request election fee to bar him from contesting elections,” tweeted NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma.

Addressing a public rally in Rampur on Sunday, Khan allegedly mentioned that folks took 17 years to know the fact that he had recognized in 17 days concerning the BJP candidate’s ‘khaki underwear’.

Rampur goes to polls on April 23 together with a complete of 115 constituencies throughout 15 states within the third part of the elections.

The BJP too joined in with party’s Rampur in-charge Chandramohan demanding that Election Commission ought to take cognisance of Khan’s “disgraceful and offensive” feedback towards Jayaprada who was twice elected MP from Rampur on Samajwadi Party ticket.

First Published: Apr 14, 2019 23:47 IST


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