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Sonia Gandhi is country's bahu, says Jharkhand minister

Ranchi, PTI | Updated : 28 July 2013, 01:21 PM

Parliamentary Affairs Minister in Jharkhand, Rajendra Prasad Singh, on Sunday said BJP should accept Congress President Sonia Gandhi as the country's daughter-in-law, whom he called an "epitome of sacrifice".

"Sonia Gandhi Bharat ki bahu hei (country's daughter-in-law). You have to accept (it)," Singh said in the state Assembly. Speaking against the cut motion moved by the opposition against the government's first supplementary budget, the Congress leader said Gandhi is an "epitome of sacrifice" as she had renounced the chair twice.

"Woh ek tyag murti hein (she is an epitome of sacrifice)," asserted Singh while taking exception to BJP MLA and former Speaker C P Singh's satirical remarks against Gandhi through verses in the House.

First Published: Sunday, July 28, 2013 01:19 PM
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