BJP, BJD & Congress condemn derogatory remarks against President Murmu; seek arrest of TMC minister

The West Bengal minister has come under sharp criticism after a video of him making the objectionable remarks against the President went viral on social media.

Political leaders reacting on Akhil Giri's statement

Cutting across party lines, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Congress leaders in Odisha on Saturday came down heavily on Trinamool Congress minister Akhil Giri for making objectionable remarks against President Droupadi Murmu.  

The TMC minister reportedly mocked the looks of the President during a public rally at Nandigram in West Bengal.