Jaipur, December 7: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje after casting her vote a pink polling booth in Jhalarpatan slammed Bihar politician Sharad Yadav for 'insulting' her with a 'fat' comment. She said, "To set an example for future it's important that the Election Commission of India takes cognisance of this kind of language. I actually feel insulted and I think even women are insulted." Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018: Sharad Yadav Body Shames CM Vasundhara Raje, Calls Her Fat; Watch Video.
Earlier, Sharad Yadav, a former union minister, was caught making an outrageous comment on Raje while campaigning in Rajasthan for his political party, Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD). While Campaigning in Alwar, Yadav said, "Vasundhara (Raje) ko aaram do, thak gayi hain, bahut moti ho gayi hain (let Vasundhara relax, she is tired and Fat)."
After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) complained to the EC against Yadav. He said, "I said it as a joke. I've old relations with her. It wasn't derogatory in any way. I had no intentions of hurting her. When I met her, I told her then also that you're gaining weight,"
Meanwhile, elections in Rajasthan and Telangana are underway for a new 200-member assembly. Vasundhara Raje, Gulab Chand Kataria, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and many other politicians have cast their votes earlier today.