Karnataka BJP MLA Basangouda Patil Yatnal has raked a fresh controversy after he said that Jawaharlal Nehru was not the first Prime Minister of India but it was Subhash Chandra Bose.
In a statement, Basangouda Patil Yatnal said, "Nehru was not the first Prime Minister, but it was Subash Chandra Bose."
Speaking at a public event in Bengaluru, Basangouda Patil Yatnal said that India didn't get freedom because of hunger protests, but due to the fear instilled by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
The Karnataka BJP MLA further said that when britishers left after the second world war, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was the first Prime Minister of Independent India when independence was declared in a few parts of the country.
He further added that they had their own currency, flag and national anthem.