Last updated: November 26, 2022, 3:51 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh fell while participating in the Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra near Barwaha in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone district on Saturday. weigh.
Singh was unharmed after he fell while on his way to a roadside restaurant during the tea break during the march and was immediately helped to his feet by congressional aides who surrounded him, eyewitnesses said.
“Digvijaya Singh has fallen to the ground four times during the Bharat Jodo Yatra so far. However, he has fallen for the first time in Madhya Pradesh and the reason is that the state also has bad roads,” Jairam Ramesh, the media in charge of the India Congress Committee, told reporters.
Ramesh mocked the ruling BJP and cited an old statement by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan claiming that the roads in MP were better than Washington DC in the United States of America.
“The roads in Madhya Pradesh are great roads and no better than those in Washington DC. I saved myself from falling three times in the state due to bad roads,” Ramesh claimed.
BJP leader Narendra Saluja hit back and tweeted the video of the incident saying that the Rajya Sabha MP fell due to shoving and shoving by congressmen rather than road conditions.
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