Min­is­ter takes racist jibe at So­nia

Congress sees red; Amit Shah tells Giri­raj Singh not to em­bar­rass BJP

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ac­cepted her lead­er­ship?”

The first-time MP’s con­tro­ver­sial com­ments were cap­tured by a jour­nal­ist on his smart­phone and the footage later aired on tele­vi­sion, trig­ger­ing op­po­si­tion de­mands for Singh’s re­moval from the coun­cil of min­is­ters and an apol­ogy from Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi.

In a dam­age con­trol ex­er­cise, BJP pres­i­dent Amit Shah and Fi­nance Min­is­ter Arun Jait­ley forced Singh to ex­press re­gret, with Shah telling Singh the party dis­ap­proved of his re­marks.

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