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PM Modi is handsome but you will remain black buffalo: Ex-BJP MLA mocks K'taka CM

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Published : Apr 17, 2019, 6:43 pm IST
Updated : Apr 17, 2019, 8:58 pm IST

The BJP had tried to engineer defections soon after 2018 Assembly polls when it emerged as single-largest party but fell short of majority.

With the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections onboard, in a shocking statement the former BJP MLA Raju Kage lashed out at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy calling him a black buffalo. (Photo: Twitter/ ANI)
 With the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections onboard, in a shocking statement the former BJP MLA Raju Kage lashed out at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy calling him a black buffalo. (Photo: Twitter/ ANI)

New Delhi: With the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections onboard, in a shocking statement the former BJP MLA Raju Kage lashed out at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy calling him a black buffalo.

“You say Prime Minister changes outfits again and again. Arre, he is fair and handsome, that's why he changes constantly. But even if you bathe 100 times a day, you will remain a black buffalo,” said Raju Kage to ANI.

The BJP had tried to engineer defections soon after the May 2018 Assembly polls when it emerged as the single-largest party with 104 seats but fell short of majority.

The Congress-JD(S) coalition has 117 MLAs, whereas the BJP has 104. The saffron party will have to get at least 13 legislators from the ruling alliance to resign from the Assembly in order to bring down the strength of the House, allowing it to stake claim to form the government in the southern state.

The defecting MLAs cannot join the BJP straightaway as in that case, they will attract disqualification under the anti-defection law. Karnataka goes to the polls in the second and third phases on April 18 and 23.

 

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