Karnataka, January 18: The sensational tweet by Karnataka Congress MP BK Hariprasad has triggered angry reactions from the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders there.From this aspect Hariprasad announced that BJP President Amit Shah is suffering from ‘Pig Fever’ but actually it is ‘swine flu’ that attacked BJP boss. Not stopping that, the Congress MP said if Amit Shah continues to interfere in Karnataka politics, he will suffer from diarrhea and vomittings as well.
Speaking at a Congress protest rally in Bengaluru against alleged attempts by the BJP to dislodge the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka by luring the ruling coalition MLAs, Hariprasad in Kannada said, "As a few legislators have already come back, Amit Shah is shaken and has got a fever. It is not a normal fever. It is swine flu."
Later on explaining he said, "Hindi mein usey Suar ka Jukham kehte hain."
These personal remarks led to strong criticism from the BJP Karnataka leaders who said Hariprasad should be immediately joined in a mental hospital.
The immediate trigger for Hariprasad’s comments was recent move by the BJP leaders to win over some Congress and JDS MLAs to topple the Karnataka government there.