ALWAR: Veteran Bihar politician and expelled Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav on Thursday took a swipe at incumbent Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who he said had gained a lot of weight, and suggested her part BJP to give her some rest.
''Vasundhra ko aaram do, bahut thak gayi hain, bahut moti ho gayi hain, pehle patli thi. Humare Madhya Pradesh ki beti hai (Give some rest to Raje. She was thin earlier, has become very fat now. She is the daughter of MP,'' Sharad Yadav said.
Yadav made these remarks while campaigning against the incumbent BJP in Rajasthan'S Alwar district.
In the 19-second clip shared by news agency ANI, the former JD (U) leader Yadav can be heard saying that ''it’s time that Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje takes some rest as she has become very fat”.
#WATCH Sharad Yadav on Vasundhra Raje in Alwar, Rajasthan: Vasundhra ko aaram do, bahut thak gayi hain, bahut moti ho gayi hain, pehle patli thi. Humare Madhya Pradesh ki beti hai. pic.twitter.com/8R5lEpuSg0
— ANI (@ANI) 6 December 2018
BJP's Chief Minister candidate - Raje - is fighting for a second consecutive term in the state that goes to polls on December 7.
She is contesting this year’s Assembly polls from her Jhalrapatan constituency against BJP veteran Jaswant Singh’s son Manvendra Singh, who had joined the Congress.
Electioneering in the state ended at 5 PM on Wednesday.
Polling will take place from 8 AM to 5 PM on December 7 in 199 constituencies.