Adityanath calls Christian Michel 'shakuni mama' of Rahul Gandhi

File photo of Yogi Adityanath. Photograph:( PTI )

ANI Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, India May 15, 2019, 07.24 AM (IST)

Stepping up his attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday termed AgustaWestland accused Christian Michel "Shakuni Mama" and the "maternal uncle of Rahul.

"Shakuni Mama is a mythological character in Ramayan.

The chief minister also claimed that Rahul goes to Italy whenever there is crisis in the country.

Terming Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra "shehzaadi" (princess), Adityanath advised the brother-sister duo to move to Italy and ask for votes there.

"Whenever there is crisis in the country, Rahul moves to Italy. If Congress` `shehzaadi` (Priyanka) and Rahul have nothing to do with the people of our country, then, they should better move to Italy and ask for votes there," the BJP leader said.

Adityanath, who addressed five rallies back to back on Tuesday, urged people to cast their vote in favour of respective BJP candidates in the remaining last and final phase of general elections.  

Talking about incident that took place in Ghazipur on Monday, where SP and BSP workers broke into scuffle, the Chief Minister said, "Yesterday, SP-BSP workers were fighting with each other. The goons of SP were brutally beating the BSP workers.

"Mayawati is sharing the stage with SP leaders only because we have created a safe and secure environment in the state", he claimed. 

Adityanath also said that he will visit West Bengal on Wednesday despite "no permission yet" by state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led government in the state.

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Terming Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra "shehzaadi" (princess), Adityanath advised the brother-sister duo to move to Italy and ask for votes there.