‘Jats, Punjabis physically strong but less brainy’: Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has invited yet another controversy in his recent statement calling “Punjabis and Jats are physically strong but less brainy while Bengalis are known as very intelligent”.

Every community in India is known with an assertive type and character, the BJP leader started while addressing a programme at Agartala Press Club on Sunday. The statement of the Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb gone viral in social media.

Biplab Deb in his viral clip said that “for Bengalis, no one can challenge them when it is regarding intelligence. Bengalis are known as very intelligent and it is their identity”.

While commenting on Punjabis and Jats community, he said: “When we talk about the people of Punjab, we say he’s a Punjabi, a Sardar. They may have less intelligence but are very strong. A large number of Jats live in Haryana. So what do people say about Jats? Jats are less intelligent but are very healthy. If one challenges a Jat, he will bring a gun from his house”.

While commenting on the controversy, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Tripura CM has humiliated the “Sikh brothers” of Punjab and the Jat community of Haryana.

Surjewala took the issue to Twitter and said: “This is the BJP’s lowly mindset. Why are Khattar Ji and Dushyant Chautala silent? Where are Modi Ji and Nadaji? Apologize, take action”.

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