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Controversial DNA Remark by Revanth Reddy Sparks Political Uproar in India

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Controversial DNA Remark by Revanth Reddy Sparks Political Uproar in India

The political landscape of India is currently embroiled in a North-South divide controversy, triggered by the Congress party's contrasting electoral outcomes in northern states and Telangana. At the heart of this escalating controversy is the Chief Minister-designate of Telangana, Revanth Reddy, whose contentious statement about the DNA superiority of Telangana people over those from Bihar has sparked backlash and political upheaval.

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Reddy's Controversial Statement Fuels Political Firestorm

Revanth Reddy's controversial remark, where he suggested that Telangana DNA is superior to that of Bihar's, has resurfaced in the wake of the recent Assembly election results. This has prompted strong reactions from various political quarters, especially the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Shehzad Poonawala and Amit Malviya, who have questioned the alliance with Congress and demanded a clarification on their stance.

Reactions and Repercussions

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BJP Member of Parliament, Ravi Shankar Prasad, has labeled Reddy's comment as 'irresponsible and shameful,' reflecting the sentiments of many who believe such divisive rhetoric can threaten social harmony. The controversy has also extended to the Parliament, with DMK MP Senthil Kumar using objectionable language to describe North India, which was later expunged, causing further political turmoil. Attacks on Revanth Reddy have also emerged from Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and Lalu Prasad's RJD in Bihar, indicating that the issue has stirred sentiments across party lines.

The North-South Debate: Political Implications

The ongoing debate over the North-South divide in Indian politics has been further fueled by the controversial statements from Reddy and others. This has brought the sensitive topic of regionalism to the forefront and highlighted the potential for such politically charged comments to escalate into more significant political controversies. It raises questions about the rhetoric used by politicians and its possible implications on the unity and social harmony of the nation.

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