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Yogi Adityanath Makes Controversial Attack On Congress Over Kerala Ally IUML, Says "Congress Is Infected With The Virus Of Muslim League"

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:

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  • After tagging the Muslim League in Kerala as 'virus' the BJP leader further stated that the Congress has been 'infected with this virus' and that if they win, this virus will spread across the country.

Whipping up another controversy with his statement, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath in an attack has called the Muslim League, a 'virus' and fear-mongered over the Congress ally in Kerala, citing 'partition'. 

After tagging the Muslim League in Kerala as 'virus' the BJP leader further stated that the Congress has been 'infected with this virus' and that if they win, this virus will spread across the country.

He said, "The Muslim League is a virus. A virus that is infected cannot be avoided and today the main opposition Congress has been infected by it. Think of what would happen if they won? The virus will spread throughout the country."

Giving a communal colour to his statement, Adityanath said that the Muslim League is responsible for the 'partition' of the country, the same threat is hovering today, furthermore, the chief minister even raised objections over the party's 'green flags'

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In the tweet, he said, "In the fight for Independence in 1857, the entire nation fought alongside Mangal Pandey. After that, the virus of Muslim league spread across the country to the extent that it divided the country. The same threat is looming over the country today." 

"Green flags (of Indian Union Muslim League) are waving again. Congress is infected with the virus of Muslim league, beware," he added.

The Muslim League welcomed the Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday ahead of his nomination filing in Wayanad by waving the party's green flags. 

In addition to his bastion Amethi seat, the Gandhi scion filed for nomination from his second seat in Kerala's Wayanad. Senior Congress leader and AICC general secretary in charge of Kerala, Mukul Wasnik said Gandhi's sister and AICC in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would accompany him to Wayanad.

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