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'I am scared of people who put long tikas with kumkum': Siddaramaiah

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New Delhi, Mar 06: Former Karnataka chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah courted yet another fresh controversy by making a shocking statement about people with a Kumkum tika on their forehead scare him.

I am scared of people who put long tikas with kumkum: Siddaramaiah

Addressing an inaugural event for a lake rejuvenation project in Badami, Siddaramaiah was caught on video saying that people with a Kumkum tika on their forehead scare him. He also questioned their work ethics and efficiency.

The inauguration event of the project in Badami reportedly had begun with a priest performing a Puja. Siddaramaiah had targeted one of the contractors present who was sporting a Tika on his forehead.

[Siddaramaiah loses cool, snatches mike from a woman but in the process pulls her dupatta]

However, this isn't the first time Siddaramaiah made controversial remarks in public.

Earlier in January, the former chief minister of Karnataka was seen snatching the microphone away from a woman in a public gathering and with it, her dupatta was also pulled down.

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