Maharashtra BJP President Raosaheb Danve Patil invited flak over his abusive remarks on Farmers , when he was asked how to tackle the questions of farmers who are protesting over the low prices of Tur Dal.
Addressing at Party function, Danve said “Ek lakh tanachy kharedilla parvangi dili ata punha parva. Tari Radtat Saalain…,”( Recently , the govt, has cleared procurement of one lakh tonne of Tur, inspite of this , these people saale (referring to farmers ) are still crying).
After this , Danve’s anti farmer remark has been highly condemned by his rivals. The Shiv Sena staged protest against BJP president and burnt his effigies.
The Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam said, “It’s a very shameful incident. Using this type language is very rude and cannot be tolerated.”
MNS chief , Raj Thackrey also criticised the BJP for Danve’s remark compared him to demons.