Addressing the gathering at the executive of BJP Slum Morcha held at the party office here on Tuesday August 29, Karjol noted that Rahul Gandhi is unmarried and felt that it would be apt for him to marry a Dalit girl from Karnataka.
“We are ready to find a suitable girl for Rahul. Let Siddaramaiah, Mallikarjun Kharge, Dr G Parameshwar, and Dinesh Gundu Rao convince Sonia Gandhi and make preparations to perform this marriage,” he advised.
He noted that Siddaramaiah wants BJP leaders to accept Dalit girls as daughters-in-law. “Instead, let him advice Rahul Gandhi to do so. If Sonia Gandhi agrees to develop relations in this way with the family of Kharge, Parameshwar or myself, I will salute the concerned. Congress leaders believe in preaching not practicing what they preach. They should desist from talking big and boasting about themselves,” he advised.
Karjol said that he cannot give this advice to Yeddyurappa, whose children are alleady married. As second marriage is legally prohibited, the chief minister can implement his advice by applying it to Rahul Gandhi, who is still a bachelor, he added.
Reacting to these remarks, state food and civil supplies minister, U T Khader, said that Govind Karjol should confine himself within the limits of decency and decorum and should not talk lightly of a leader of the stature of Rahul Gandhi. He predicted that truth will triumph and Rahul Gandhi will become Prime Minister one day. He also added that those who have risen to power by giving false information and promises will l