Twitter In Splits As Scindia Says ‘Vote For Hand Symbol’ At Rally


During an impassioned speech at a public meeting, BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia asked the crowd to press the hand symbol and vote for the Congress, before correcting himself on 31 October.

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In a major political development, Scindia had resigned from the ruling Congress party in Madhya Pradesh in March 2020 and joined the BJP. Following which 22 of his fellow legislators quit, necessitating the by-elections which will be held across 28 constituencies of the state, NDTV reported.


Twitter in Splits

Scindia-ji, the people of Madhya Pradesh are assuring you that on November 3, only the panja button will be pressed,” the Hindi caption said.

Imarti Devi was among the 22 MLAs who left the Congress fold and joined the BJP in March, bringing down the government of Kamal Nath. In the run-up to the campaign, he had called her “item”, for which he was denounced across the board.

Yesterday, Mr Scindia alleged that Mr Nath had called him a dog.

“Kamal Nath ji came here to Ashoknagar and called me a dog. Haan, Kamal Nath ji, main kutta hoon (Yes, I am a dog) because the public is my master. Yes, I am a dog, because a dog protects its master,” Mr Scindia said at a campaign rally.


Source: Quint