Actor Sushant Singh Rajput is not a Rajput as these belonging to Maharana Prataps clan do not die by suicide, RJD MLA Arun Yadav has mentioned, triggering a controversy.
Hitting out, the JD(U) and BJP requested Yadav to apologise to the folks of Bihar and Sushants followers for the casteist remark.
“I say that he (Sushant) was not a Rajput. Please dont mind but a Rajput who belongs to Maharana Prataps clan cannot hang himself by a rope,” Yadav mentioned on Wednesday whereas inaugurating a newly-built highway in Saharsa, his meeting constituency.
“I am pained… Sushant Singh Rajput should not have hanged himself with a rope. He was a Rajput and should have fought instead… Rajputs first kill others before dying, he said.
Maharana Pratap was not only the ancestor of Rajputs but also that of the Yadavs, the legislator said.
The comments triggered widespread criticism as the actor’s death has turned into a major issue in the state ahead of the elections that is likely to be held in October-November.
“There cannot be a more bizarre and shameful statement than the one made by the RJD MLA on the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, which has moved the entire nation. The MLA should seek an apology from the people of the state and Sushant’s fans,” JD(U) spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan Prasad mentioned.
Condemning the comment, BJP spokesperson Nikhil Anand mentioned RJD leaders and employees are “habitual offenders” and that is evident from the humiliation meted out to senior chief Raghuvansh Prasad Singh by Lalu Prasads eldest son Tej Pratap Yadav who in contrast him to “ek lota pani” (a pot of water).
Tejashwi should make clear and clarify his place whether or not he helps the likes of MLA Arun Yadav and Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Choudhary on the problem of Sushant Singh Rajput, Kangana Ranaut and Rhea Chakraborty, Anand mentioned.
People will give a befitting reply at an “appropriate time”, he mentioned, referring to the meeting election.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life case is presently being probed by CBI and different central companies. KK Singh, the actors father, lodged an FIR on the Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna in July, practically 40 days after his son was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his Mumbai residence on June 14.