GUWAHATI: All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Maulana Badruddin Ajmal landed in a soup when a viral video of him throwing the Assamese Gamosa when viral.
Taking a jibe at the AIUDF supremo, PM Narendra Modi said that people are hurt and angry with the incident and termed it as an insult of Assamese culture.
PM Modi mentioned the same in his election rally in Kokrajhar in Assam today and said that Gamosa is the symbol of the hard work of women of Assam, which was insulted publicly by Ajmal in anger. "Everyone who loves Assam is hurt and angry after seeing those pictures.
According to reports, Maulana Badruddin Ajmal was seen getting angry at a party worker for an election in Nagarbera in Assam, and he threw a Gamosa at the worker in a visible rage of anger. The Gamosa was offered to him to greet him. Afterwards, he was seen slamming his aides angrily.
Ajmal was angry with his party workers for causing 'unnecessary delays' by greeting the leaders present at the rally. He was worried that if the rally is delayed, his helicopter may not be able to take off as the weather was cloudy.
Meanwhile, the ruling BJP party was quick to react to the incident that too in the ongoing election time.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal tweeted that this was Congress and AIUDF's design to humiliate and disrespect Assam's culture and heritage.
Union minister Kiren Rijiju tweeted that Ajmal has openly insulted Gamosa, the pride of Assam.
It is to be mentioned here that earlier also he was seen throwing away the boom mike of reporter waiting to get his comments on the elections.