BJP MP Yogi Adityanath likens Shah Rukh Khan to Hafiz Saeed

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Nov 5, 2015, 7:37 am IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 5:45 am IST
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BJP MP Yogi Adityanath (Photo: PTI/File)
 BJP MP Yogi Adityanath (Photo: PTI/File)

New Delhi: As BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya retracted his statement against actor Shah Rukh Khan, Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath likened the iconic actor with 26/11 terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed of Pakistan.

Under fire for his remark against Shah Rukh, Mr Vijayvargiya withdrew his controversial tweets Wednesday but reiterated that had there been intolerance in India, the actor wouldn’t have been the most popular actor after Amitabh Bachchan.

 

Read: BJP supports Shah Rukh Khan, slams hatemongers

Another BJP MP, Meenakshi Lekhi, wondered if Khan’s comments on intolerance had anything to do with the Enforcement Directorate notice to him last month over his IPL team.

 

 

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