Shazia Ilmi latest political leader to show signs of foot-in-mouth disease

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AAP leader Shazia Ilmi reportedly urged Muslims to “become communal” and “less secular”. She said: “Don’t be much secular. Muslims are too secular and they should become communal. They are not communal and do not vote for themselves.” PTI
1/7AAP leader Shazia Ilmi reportedly urged Muslims to “become communal” and “less secular”. She said: “Don’t be much secular. Muslims are too secular and they should become communal. They are not communal and do not vote for themselves.” PTI
VHP leader Pravin Togadia reportedly targeted Muslims buying properties in Hindu areas in Rajkot and gave the Muslim occupant 48 hours to vacate. “If he does not relent, go with stones, tyres and tomatoes to his office. There is nothing wrong in it”, he said. HT
2/7VHP leader Pravin Togadia reportedly targeted Muslims buying properties in Hindu areas in Rajkot and gave the Muslim occupant 48 hours to vacate. “If he does not relent, go with stones, tyres and tomatoes to his office. There is nothing wrong in it”, he said. HT
BJP leader Giriraj Singh, on Monday, said “Those opposing Narendra Modi are looking at Pakistan. In the coming days, such people will have no place in India. They will only have a place in Pakistan”. HT
3/7BJP leader Giriraj Singh, on Monday, said “Those opposing Narendra Modi are looking at Pakistan. In the coming days, such people will have no place in India. They will only have a place in Pakistan”. HT
Earlier this month Amit Shah is reported to have said that the general election, especially in western UP, is “an election for honour. It is an election to take revenge for the insult. It is an election to teach a lesson to those who have committed injustice”. PTI
4/7Earlier this month Amit Shah is reported to have said that the general election, especially in western UP, is “an election for honour. It is an election to take revenge for the insult. It is an election to teach a lesson to those who have committed injustice”. PTI
Azam Khan, a UP Minister and a senior Samajwadi Party leader, had hit the headlines with his controversial statement that it was Muslim soldiers who had won the Kargil war for the country in 1999 and that no Hindu soldier had died..  Mint
5/7Azam Khan, a UP Minister and a senior Samajwadi Party leader, had hit the headlines with his controversial statement that it was Muslim soldiers who had won the Kargil war for the country in 1999 and that no Hindu soldier had died.. Mint
Union minister Farooq Abdullah reportedly said about the opposition PDP party: “If I could resort to. I don’t have the guns, the bombs...I don’t have anything. I am going to attack them with a bloody thumb, that is called the vote,” HT
6/7Union minister Farooq Abdullah reportedly said about the opposition PDP party: “If I could resort to. I don’t have the guns, the bombs...I don’t have anything. I am going to attack them with a bloody thumb, that is called the vote,” HT
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said during an election rally in Moradabad that rape happens because women lead men on. “Ladke, ladke hain. Galti ho jati hai (Boys are boys. Mistakes happen sometimes)”, he said. HT
7/7Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said during an election rally in Moradabad that rape happens because women lead men on. “Ladke, ladke hain. Galti ho jati hai (Boys are boys. Mistakes happen sometimes)”, he said. HT
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