Rajasthan Minister Rajendra Singh Gudha has come underneath criticism after a video of him saying roads in his constituency must be like actor Katarina Kaif’s cheeks went viral on-line. The just lately appointed minister was addressing individuals in his constituency, Udaipurwati, when somebody from the gang complained in regards to the state of the roads. He may be seen repeating the comment amid cheers from the viewers.
The Congress MLA was simply three days in the past given the portfolio of Sainik Kalyan, Home Guards, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development through the latest cupboard reshuffle of the Ashok Gehlot led Rajasthan authorities.
#WATCH | “Roads should be made like Katrina Kaif’s cheeks”, mentioned Rajasthan Minister Rajendra Singh Gudha whereas addressing a public gathering in Jhunjhunu district (23.11) pic.twitter.com/87JfD5cJxV
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Many social media customers have known as his remark inappropriate and have demanded a response from Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who has been highlighting ladies’s points and promising extra political illustration for girls within the upcoming meeting elections.
This isn’t the primary time such a comment has been made. Several ministers have up to now promised to construct roads of their constituencies like actor-turned-politician Hema Malini’s cheeks.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in 2005 had allegedly claimed that the highway of Bihar will quickly be turned “as smooth as Hema Malini’s cheeks”. Though in 2010, he denied ever having mentioned it and accused his rivals of attributing the remark falsely to him. He had reportedly mentioned the comment was made by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an alternative.
In 2013, then Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industry Minister Raja Ram Pandey had triggered an issue by allegedly promising to get roads in Pratapgarh district constructed “like cheeks of actresses Hema Malini and Madhuri Dixit”. He was sacked by the then state CM Akhilesh Yadav for his remark.
In the identical yr, BJP chief after which Chhattisgarh PWD Minister Brijmohan Agarwal had in contrast the state’s roads to actress Hema Malini. According to a information report in The Indian Express, his supporters kad issued full-page commercials in an area journal with footage of the actress and the state’s roads. “Swapn sundari samaan pradesh ki chamchamati sadken (Beautiful roads of the state shine like the Dream Girl),” mentioned the commercial.
Former Madhya Pradesh Law Minister PC Sharma had made a similar remark in 2019. He had in contrast the situation of roads within the state to the cheeks of BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya and mentioned that the Congress authorities will quickly make them like Lok Sabha MP Hema Malini’s.
“Roads in Madhya Pradesh were built like that of Washington. What has happened to these roads now? After heavy rain, there are potholes everywhere. Presently, the condition of roads is like stains of smallpox. It seems that the condition of the roads has become like Kailash Vijayvargiya’s cheeks,” he informed reporters in Bhopal.
“These roads will be repaired within 15 days on the orders of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Very soon we will make these roads like cheeks of Hema Malini,” he had mentioned.
Chhattisgarh Commercial Tax (excise) and Industry Minister Kawasi Lakhma of Congress had made the same remark in 2019. He equated roads in his Konta meeting constituency with “cheeks” of actress-turned-politician Hema Malini.