Yogi Adityanath, BJP MP from Gorakhpur, has hit back at Anupam Kher for his speech on intolerence, saying that the actor has proved he is a ‘real life villain’. Anupam Kher has recently termed Yogi Aditya and Sadhvi Prachi as nonsense makers.
"Everyone knows about the character of a villain. Kher is not only a reel life villain, but also in real life. I don't want to say anything more on his statement made in Kolkata," Yogi was quoted as saying by leading news website.
Anupam Kher on Monday said that people like Sadhvi Prachi and Yogi Adityanath who make ‘nonsense comments’ should be thrown out of the party.
“There are some people in the party (BJP) who speak nonsense, and ill-behave, whether it is Sadhvi or Yogi...they should be put behind bars, thrown out of the party (...Hain kuch log aise party mein jo bakwas karte hain, chahe wo Sadhvi hon ya Yogi ho, unko andar kar dena chahiye aur unko nikal dena chahiye),” Kher said.
“...But, you can’t play with the entire country and say that we have intolerance here (...magar aap pure desh ke saath khilwad nahin kar sakte ki hamare desh meyn intolerance hai,” he said.
BJP MP Yogi Adityanath and right-wing leader Sadhvi Prachi have courted controversies in the past for their inflammatory statements drawing sharp reactions from several quarters.