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Modi comments 'disgusting', says Sunanda Pushkar

New Delhi, Oct 31: Sunanda Pushkar Wednesday termed as "downright disgusting" and belittling of women the comment of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi describing her as the "Rs.50-crore girlfriend" of Shashi Tharoor.In an interview to

IANS IANS Updated on: November 01, 2012 6:48 IST
Pushkar said she was "completely horrified" to hear the remarks by "this guy" who comes from the land of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel.

"In the case of the Gujarat chief minister, I feel sad why they get so personal and belittle... It is downright disgusting," she said.

Asked if she would demand an apology, Pushkar said, "A man who hasn't apologised to his people for the killing of innocent Gujaratis on his watch (2002 riots), how would I expect an apology from him?"

She also said she had got a lot of support from people, including many men, who had reached out to her and asked her to speak out following Modi's comments.

Referring to the IPL Kochi team issue, Pushkar said: "we have completely sorted it out, answered all questions of the ED (Enforcement Directorate)". "Where is the Rs.50 crore?" asked Pushkar.

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