Tuesday 23 April 2019
Home      All news      Contact us      India
business-standard - 1 month ago

Guj minister hits out at media for queries on joining BJP

A Gujarat minister, who had recently switched from the Congress to the BJP, Saturday was in the eye of a storm for tongue-lashing journalists. Jawahar Chavda, former Congress MLA from Manavadar seat and current minister in the Vijay Rupani government, told a public gathering that journalists pestered him with queries on why he switched sides. Addressing a gathering in Rajkot, he said, Journalists still ask this question as to why he (referring to himself) left Congress to join BJP, why you joined BJP, what was the grievance. I said taara baap (your father, referring to himself) never had any grievance. A video clip of the incident went viral on social media platforms, following which Chavda apologised, but at the same time accused the media of being selective in its reportage. I apologise. My intention was not to hurt anybody. But my biggest question is you showed only three seconds of my twenty minute speech, Chavda contended. Congress leaders Alpesh Thakor and ...


Latest News
Hashtags:   

minister

 | 

media

 | 

queries

 | 

joining

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Most Popular (a week)

Sources