Accusing the media of distorting his remarks, Agarwal mentioned that his intentions have been not to damage any individual.
“I experienced mentioned one thing which was specified a different angle by the media. All I can say is that I failed to intend to damage any individual. I categorical my regret, if it did damage any individual. I take again my words and phrases,” he mentioned.
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— ANI (@ANI) 1520917478000
Agarwal, who still left the Samajwadi Social gathering to join arms with the saffron occasion, on Monday landed in a soup subsequent a controversial statement in which he experienced referred to as his previous occasion colleague, Jaya Bachchan, “a human being who is effective and dances in movies”.
“I have been as opposed with those people who dance and operate in movies,” Agrawal mentioned, subsequent his defection from SP.
On becoming questioned, if he would tender an apology for his remark, for which he was extensively criticized, the leader mentioned “do you realize the meaning of “khed” (regret).”
BJP was speedy to length itself from Agarwal’s remark contacting it “incorrect and unacceptable”.
“Shri Naresh Agarwal has joined Bhartiya Janata Social gathering. He is welcome. Nonetheless, his opinions relating to Jaya Bachhan ji are incorrect and unacceptable,” she sadi in a tweet.
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— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 1520859884000
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, too, criticized Agarwal for his remark and clarified that his occasion respects people from all fields and welcomes them in politics.
Agrawal dropped his bid for re-nomination to the Upper Home to actor Jaya Bachchan.