Remarks against Yogi Adityanath an emotional outburst: Dinesh Gundu Rao

Remarks against Yogi Adityanath an emotional outburst: Dinesh Gundu Rao

While attending a candle-light march on Saturday demanding justice for the Kathua and Unnao rape victims, Rao had said to the gathering, "PM Modi should sack Yogi Adityanath as he is not a Yogi but a "dhongi" (fake)". Dinesh Gundu Rao is the working president of the Congress and was elected to 2013 Assembly from Gandhinagar constituency in Bengaluru city. He had reportedly said, "Mr Adityanath is a disgrace to Indian politics". Rao also asked for Adityanath to be "beaten with slippers", the report added.

He said in his twitter "UP CM Adityanath has totally failed his people". The firebrand leader of BJP and UP CM was criticised by opposition parties to protect the BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in Unnao district. "It's not RamRajya but RavanRajya under Bhogi Adityanath", Rao tweeted. "It's not #RamRajya but #RavanRajya under #BhogiAdityanath", he wrote. The controversial remark by state Congress leader sparked row as the Bharatiya Janata Party demands an apology from the Congress leader. But with Siddaramaiah's war of words against his former mentor HD Deve Gowda, the resentment against the CM among this community has only swelled further.

The BJP came down heavily on these statements and made a decision to launch a state wide agitation against the comments.

The state unit saffron party took to Twitter saying, "Dinesh Gundu Rao said Yogi Adityanath must be beaten with chappals. I sympathise with you and your party's culture". Gundu Rao's statements have infuriated the community since the Natha followers have a deeper connection with the Adichunchungiri mutt of the Vokkaligas.

BJP spokesperson S Prakash wanted Gundu Rao to be arrested and it is against violation of election code and conduct.

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