Bhopal, January 28: In response to BJP's jibe over Priyanka Gandhi's entry into politics, Congress Minister from Madhya Pradesh Sajjan Singh Verma mocked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Hema Malini and said the BJP makes her dance for votes. Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics reached a new low on Monday when Verma said that it is the bad luck of the BJP that it has no beautiful faces like Priyanka Gandhi. Priyanka Gandhi’s Appointment As In-Charge of Eastern Uttar Pradesh Not a Sudden Decision: Rahul Gandhi.
The war of words between the Congress and the BJP over Priyanka's entry into politics began when Vinod Narayan Jha, a BJP leader from Bihar made a sexist comment on Friday and landed into controversy. Jha had said that Priyanka Gandhi is just a pretty face with no political achievement."Priyanka Gandhi is very beautiful, but has no other talent that I can see, neither does she have the political experience," Jha was quoted by ANI. Priyanka Gandhi's Entry in Active Politics: 'BJP is Scared', Says Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.
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Jha, a BJP leader, is currently the cabinet minister for PHED department in the state government added saying, "She must be what, 37-38, or maybe older, 44. Till this age, she has no political achievement. Yes, she is good-looking, God has given her that. But how much can she exploit that". 'Priyanka Gandhi Is Beautiful But Holds No Political Achievement': Bihar BJP Minister.
Meanwhile, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is not fit for public life as she suffers from Bipolar Disorder. Swamy said that she beats people as people who suffer from this are violent. Adding further, Swamy was quoted in reports saying that no one knows when she might lose her mental balance and people of this country should know this.
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