When ex-Cong Minister made 'shameful comment' about Smriti Irani, PM Modi

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New Delhi, Dec 28: Assam Congress leader and former Agriculture Minister of the State Nilamoni Sen Deka has stoked up controversy.

On Sunday, Deka made obnoxious comment about Union Minister Smriti Irani.

Row over ex-Cong Minister's comment

While addressing a public meeting in the Nalbari district, he reportedly said that many people refer to Irani as the second wife of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He was later slammed by BJP leaders including party general secretary Ram Madhav. Assailing Nilamoni sen, Madhav termed the comment as "shameful assertion".

State unit of the party also slammed Congress leader over his remark against Irani.

Sarbananda Sonowal who is Union Sports Minister and Assam unit BJP Chief later announced that party will soon file defamation case against Congress leader.

We strongly condemn the filthy and ugly statements made by Congress leader Mr. Nilomoni Sen Deka and Roopjyoti Kurmi....

Posted by Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday, December 27, 2015

The comment also angered BJP's supporters on social media. On twitter, people were seen lashing out at Congress leader for his sexist, controversial remark.

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