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'SLIP OF TONGUE': Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury apologises to President Droupadi Murmu over ‘Rashtrapatni’ remark | India News

‘SLIP OF TONGUE’: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury apologises to President Droupadi Murmu over ‘Rashtrapatni’ comment | Information

New Delhi: Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday wrote to President Droupadi Murmu and apologised to her for his objectionable comment. In a letter to the President, Chowdhury stated that he mistakenly used an incorrect phrase for her and it was a ”slip of the tongue.” “I’m writing to precise my remorse for having mistakenly used an incorrect phrase to explain the place you maintain. I guarantee you that it was a slip of the tongue,” he stated within the letter.

“I apologise and request you to simply accept the identical,” Chowdhury stated in his letter to the President. 

 

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury tenders apology to President Droupadi Murmu over “Rashtrapatni” comment.

“…I guarantee you that it was a slip of the tongue. I apologise and request you to simply accept the identical,” reads his letter. pic.twitter.com/dM1shdVU2C
— ANI (@ANI) July 29, 2022

 

Whereas speaking to reporters throughout their protest at Vijay Chowk on Wednesday, Chowdhury had used the phrase ‘rashtrapatni” for President Murmu that making a row with the ruling BJP elevating the problem in Parliament, demanding an apology from him and Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

Chowdhury’s apology got here a day after he stated that “there isn’t a query of apologising as he had mistakenly referred to President Droupadi Murmu as Rashtrapatni.”

Attacking the ruling BJP for blowing up the problem, Chowdhury stated, ” I’m ready for BJP to time period me terrorist and arrest me beneath UAPA. They need to develop into champions of tribals however disguise how murders are taking place. Legal guidelines introduced beneath Sonia Gandhi are being modified. They’re working in opposition to tribals.” 

“I can`t even consider insulting the President. It was only a mistake. If the President felt unhealthy, I’ll personally meet her and apologise. They will hold me if they need. I’m able to get punished however why is she (Sonia Gandhi) being dragged on this?” Chowdhury was quoted as saying by ANI.

 

#WATCH | Delhi: I’m ready for BJP to time period me terrorist & arrest me beneath UAPA.They need to develop into champions of tribals, however disguise how murders are taking place. Legal guidelines introduced beneath Sonia Gandhi are being modified. They’re working in opposition to tribals,” says Cong MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury pic.twitter.com/VXG3OSXVA3
— ANI (@ANI) July 29, 2022

 

“India`s President, whoever it’s, a Brahmin or tribal a Rashtrapati is a Rashtrapati. It’s a submit of nice honour and status. Yesterday, when reporters requested me throughout a protest at Vijay Chock the place we’re headed, I stated – We’re going to the Rashtrapati`s home, to fulfill with the Rashtrapati. Out of the blue, as soon as, Rashtrapatni slipped out of my mouth. That’s as a result of, prior to now few days, there was a lot dialogue over Rashtrapati and Rashtrapatni. Out of the blue, only one time, solely as soon as, it got here out by default,” he had stated in a video in his defence on Twitter and accusing the BJP of creating an excessive amount of out of a slip.

BJP MPs demanded an apology from Congress on Lok Sabha MP Adhir Chowdhury`s `Rashtrapatni` comment in opposition to President Droupadi Murmu. In Lok Sabha, Union Minister Smriti Irani stated the Congress ought to apologise in Parliament, and on the streets of India, to each citizen of India.

Observing that the remarks made are extraordinarily derogatory, sexist and condemnable, the Fee has taken cognizance of the matter, the press notice from NCW said. In the meantime, Lok Sabha MPs of the Congress Parliamentary Get together (CPP) met in Parliament Home at this time. 

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