New Delhi, April 15,2019: Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj condemned Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan’s controversial ‘Khaki Underwear’ remark against Jaya Prada.
Swaraj urged Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav to open up on the disrobing of the Draupadi of Rampur.
It was during the poll campaign that Rampur candidate made a remark while attacking rival BJP leader Jaya Prada on Sunday.Khan made the comment in presence of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.
In his campaign speech in Rampur, Azam Khan said: “....the underwear beneath is of the khaki colour." SP leader comment has irked controversy and FIR has been lodged against him in Rampur.
Reacting over the same, Swaraj drew attention of SP Patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav by tweeting,"Mulayam bhai, you are the patriarch of the Samajwadi Party. The Draupadi of Rampur is being disrobed in front of you. Don't make the mistake of staying silent like Bhishma”.
According to the media reports, responding to the controversy, Azam Khan said he will withdraw his candidature from the ongoing polls if proved guilty.