TIME's article author a Pakistani: BJP on 'divider' chief cover
The BJP has criticized a TIME magazine article which called PM Narendra Modi 'India's divider in chief'. BJP said that the article's author was a Pakistani, adding that it was an attempt to malign PM Modi's image.
Calling it an attempt to malign the PM’s image, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also took a swipe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for retweeting the story. Addressing a press conference Patra said as the article's author was a Pakistani so nothing better can be expected from Pakistan.
The article has been written by Aatish Taseer, son of Indian journalist Tavleen Singh and late Pakistani politician and businessman Salmaan Taseer.
Patra also slammed Congress; leader, a cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Siddhu for his sexist statement when he said that PM Modi was like a bride who makes noise from her bangles to show that she is really working hard but in reality is sitting idle.
The Lok Sabha elections results will be declared on May 23.