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Prostitute remark on Mayawati: Accused UP BJP leader says sorry

The UP BJP leader who compared BSP leader Mayawati to a prostitute has tendered an unconditional apology.



Lucknow: The UP BJP leader who compared BSP leader Mayawati to a prostitute has tendered an unconditional apology.

Daya Shankar, who is vice president of BJP in Uttar Pradesh, said, “Mayawati is a big leader. I have great respect of her. I did not make a personal comment, I was only referring to the irregularities in the distribution of tickets.

“If she or anyone is hurt then I apologize. I have respect for her and I say sorry,” he said.

The matter also found resonance in the Rajya Sabha, forcing Arun Jaitley to come out with a statement condemning the statement.

The senior BJP leader said strict action will be taken against the erring UP BJP leader.

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