- Sadhvi Niranjan Jyothi
Niranjan Jyothi, is a MP from Fatehpur in Uttar Pradesh. He is also the Minister of state rank for food processing industries in Government of India. She raked up a controversy by speaking in a public. She said आप को तय करना है के दिल्ली में सरकार राम्ज़ादों की बनेगी या हरामजादों की “It is you whom must decide whether the Government in Delhi will be run by the Sons of Ram or by Bastards (lit. Sons of Illegitimacy)”. He later apologised for her comments in the parliament.
- Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley, the finance Minister had said in a press conference that “one small incident of rape” cost India billions in tourism, referring to the Delhi gang rape incident. This comment caused a huge uproar and he clarified later saying his statement was misinterpreted.
- Sakshi Maharaj
This MP from Unnao had that Hindu women should have at least 4-5 children to protect the religion in the world.
- Yogi Adityanath
The MP from UP had said “In places where there are 10 to 20 per cent minorities, stray communal incidents take place. Where there are 20 to 40 per cent of them, serious communal riots take place and where they are more than 40 per cent, there is no place for non-Muslims,” stirring up a new controversy for the Narendra Modi led government.
- Giriraj Singh
Giriraj Singh, one of the prominent faces in the Bihar BJP blew a new controversy while trying to counter Narendra Modi’s critics. He said “Those who want to stop BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will soon have no place in India… because their place will be in Pakistan”.
- Babu Lal Gaur
The Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh raked up a controversy by commenting on rape by calling it a social crime which is “sometimes right, sometimes wrong”. He said that the governments have failed to prevent rapes in the country drawing flak from opposition.
- Mohan Bhagwat
The RSS chief feels that India is a Hindutva Country and Hindutva is its identity. He said “Hindustan is a Hindu nation…Hindutva is the identity of our nation and it (Hinduism) can incorporate others (religions) in itself,”