Sushma Swaraj ticks off Naresh Agarwal for controversy comments on Jaya Bachchan

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"He is welcome. However, his comments regarding Jaya Bachhan ji are improper and unacceptable", she posted on the micro-blogging site Twitter.

Agarwal, a Rajya Sabha lawmaker, was denied a ticket for the forthcoming elections to the Upper House of Parliament.

Agrawal on Monday had joined the BJP in presence of Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal. His son Nitin Agarwal, the current MLA from Hardoi, also joined the BJP.

"I have been compared with those who dance and work in films", Agrawal said, a comment that the BJP was quick to reject.

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra distanced his party from Agrawal's remarks, saying it respects people from all fields and welcomed them in politics.

Agrawal's term as Rajya Sabha member is ending on April 2.

He described his joining the BJP as "homecoming" and said he would unconditionally do whatever the party wanted him to.

Due to paucity in the number of MLAs in the Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly, the Samajwadi Party can send only one member out of its six members retiring next month. Bachchan is a three-time MP and was first elected to the Upper House by the Samajwadi Party in 2004 till March 2006. "I think the prime minister's administration is doing well".

One of the Modi Cabinet's senior-most ministers tweeted a rebuke just hours later.

Agrawal also said he felt that he can not serve the entire country till he was in a national party.

As per an explosive leaked text message, Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav may well be on his way to join BJP. The Samajwadi Party is going downhill.



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