Guwahati : BJP MLA from Dibrugarh courted controversy after he compared the Muslim community with cows that don’t yield milk. The BJP MLA passed comments against the Muslims by calling them “Cows that don’t yield milk”.
BJP MLA Prasanta Phukan sokes controversy by comparing Muslims to cows that don’t yield milk
Dibrugarh MLA Prasanta Phukan, passed this remark while talking about the voter pattern among the Muslims in the Lok Sabha election. He also added that the Assam Government shouldn’t support the Muslims as they do not cast their votes for the BJP.
Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly, Debabrata Saikia reacting on Phukan’s controversial comment wrote to the Speaker of the Assembly on May 2nd, 2019 demanding stern action against the MLA.
Controversial comments by Dibrugarh BJP MLA Prasanta Phukan
Earlier this week, Phukan told the media that ninety per cent Hindus had voted for the BJP while, 90 per cent of the Muslim community did not vote for the party. “So, what’s the point of feeding fodder to a cow who doesn’t yield milk”,” he said.
Commenting on the controversial statement, Phukan said that the meaning of the statements “seeking vote from the Muslim community is of no use”, “I never intended to insult the community, I just used an Assamese proverb,” he said while quoting the remark in a national daily.