Bhopal: Sr. Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Fri. hit back in previous Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia over his own Tiger abhi zinda hai remark & stated “only 1 tiger lives in a forest”.
The Congress Rajya Sabha MP also recalled just how he habituated to hunt tigers, when it wasn’t banned, with Jyotiraditya Scindia’s dad Madhavrao Scindia.
Singh’s attack on Scindia had come a day after the extension of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhans cabinet that saw a lion’s distribute of beds going to the supporters of the previous Guna MP who joined the BJP in Mar.
“You really know the role of a tiger, in a forest only 1 tiger lives,” Singh tweeted in Hindi after Scindias ‘tiger’ comments instructed in him & Sr. Congress leader Kamal Nath on Thu..
Speaking to journalists after the extension of the Chouhan cabinet, Scindia, inquired regarding Congress chiefs tarnishing his own image & that of his own loyalists, stated, I’ll certainly respond to the Congress party, however I’d like to remind both Nath & Singh that Tiger abhi zinda hai ((Tiger is still alive).
Scindia repeated the ‘tiger’ remark in a party function on Thu. in the evening.
After the BJP lost power in MP in 2018, it has been Chouhan who had made the Tiger abhi zinda hai remark to assert he still remains a strong figure in state politics & going to phase a comeback shortly.
The cabinet extension saw induction of 28 ministers, nearly a dozen of them Scindia supporters, who quit the Congress in Mar.
The Nath-led Congress govt collapsed over 3 mos back when 22 of its MLAs, majority of them Scindia supporters, resigned from that assembly.
The war of words between Scindia & Singh comes in front of the bypolls on 24 Assembly seats.
Singh also responded to Scindias remark in the other tweet, Samay bada balwan. BJP ka bhavishya!! Na jane is mantimandal gathan ne kitne bhjapa ke tiger zinda kar diye.
Dekhte jaiye. (Time is quite strong. You never really know just how numerous BJP tigers got (1) alive with this extension of cabinet. Just see).
Taking furthermore dig on Scindias remark, Singh, in the other tweet, stated When hunting wasn’t banned, in that time I & Shrimant Madhavrao Scindia habituated to go for tiger hunting.
After Indira Gandhi presented the Wildlife Conservation Act, I as of now capture tigers only in my camera.
As per Congress sources, the previous chief minister is fond of wildlife photography.