‘A shuffle of the tongue’: Shatrughan Sinha clarifies his Jinnah observation

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    ‘A shuffle of the tongue’: Shatrughan Sinha clarifies his Jinnah observation


    Congress chief Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday took a U-switch on his Muhammad Ali Jinnah assertion, asserting that the observation used to be a “shuffle of tongue”.

    Talking to ANI, Sinha acknowledged he wished to raise Maulana Azad’s identify but as an different, uttered the identify of Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

    The actor-grew to alter into-baby-kisser’s clarification came after he courted controversy for asserting that “from Mahatma Gandhi to Muhammad Ali Jinnah, all are section of Congress Parivar.”

    “Whatever I acknowledged the day old to this used to be shuffle of tongue. I wished to claim Maulana Azad but uttered Muhammad Ali Jinnah,” he claimed.

    Sinha, who recently left BJP and joined Congress, lauded Muhammad Ali Jinnah along side Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Jawaharlal Nehru, asserting all of them had a job to play for India’s independence.

    “Ye Congress parivar Mahatma Gandhi se leke, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel se leke, Muhammad Ali Jinnah se leke, Jawaharlal Nehru se leke, swargiya Indira Gandhi se leke, Rajiv Gandhi se leke aur Rahul Gandhi se leke… inki rep collectively hai jinka desh ke vikas me, desh ki tarakki me, desh ki azadi me sabse mehatvapurna aur sabse bada yogdaan hua, isliye hum yaha aye (Congress household from Mahatma Gandhi to Sardar Patel to Muhammad Ali Jinnah to Jawaharlal Nehru… It is their rep collectively. They’d the largest role in pattern and freedom of the country. Here is the motive I in point of fact receive reach here (in Congress),” Sinha acknowledged while addressing a rally here.

    Sinha used to be in Madhya Pradesh to marketing campaign for the enlighten Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s son Nakul Nath, who is contesting from the Chhindwara Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in opposition to BJP’s Nathan Shah.

    Each and every Kamal Nath and his son were demonstrate on the occasion.

    In the period in-between, Sinha will likely be contesting the ongoing polls from Bihar’s Patna Sahib constituency in opposition to BJP’s Ravi Shankar Prasad.

    (This narrative has been published from a wire agency feed with out changes to the text. Handiest the headline has been modified.)

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    Apr 27, 2019 15: 13 IST

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