Cong leader compares Modi with 'monkey'

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 08, 2012 18:43 hrs

Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Arjun Modhwadia on Thursday started a new controversy as he compared Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with a 'monkey'.

Modhwadia compared Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to a lion.

Without taking names, Modhwadia said a ´monkey´ sitting on the top of a tree was trying to challenge the ´lion´.

"Lions cannot climb trees. However, monkeys can never become a lion," Modhwadia said while addressing a rally in the state.

He said ´some people are bitten by dogs and they are thinking of becoming the Prime Minister´.

Modhwadia even said Modi should be given a Nobel Prize for telling lies.

Modi earlier sparked a controversy when he called Minister of State for Human Resources Development Shashi Tharoor´s wife Sunanda Pushkar a ´Rs 50-crore girlfriend´.

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