Minister takes racist jibe at Sonia
Congress sees red; Amit Shah tells Giriraj Singh not to embarrass BJP
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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