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Cong hits out at BJP over Raza resignation

The resignation of Delhi BJP vice-president Aamir Raza Husain over Narendra Modi's ‘puppy’ remarks on Wednesday gave Congress a fresh handle to attack the opposition party as it wondered what stand will the other Muslim leaders in the BJP take.
‘If Aamir Raza Husain could say/do the right thing wonder why all former socialists who joined BJP are quiet? Where do Shahnawazji & Naqviji stand?,’ Congress leader and minister of information and broadcasting Manish Tewari tweeted this morning.
Tewari was referring to BJP national vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain.

In what is being seen as the first fallout within the BJP over Modi's ‘puppy’ remark, Husain, a well-known theatre personality, tendered his resignation on Tuesday. He quit a day after he had made anti-Modi remarks on television.
Husain had on Monday told a news channel that Muslims would prefer senior party leader L K Advani or Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj over Modi as the Prime Ministerial candidate.
He had also criticised the puppy and burqa remarks of Modi.
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