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'Will observe fast as penance to Lord Jagannath': BJP's Sambit Patra apologetic for 'slip of tongue' in Puri

IndiaTimes Monday, 20 May 2024
Patra, the BJP candidate from Puri Lok Sabha seat, landed in a row in Odisha on Monday after he told a local news channel that "Lord Jagannath is a devotee (bhakt) of Prime Minister Narendra Modi." He later described it as a "slip of the tongue." Speaking to about the remark Monday night, Patra said, "Today one of my statements has become controversial. It was when Prime Minister Narendra Modi's roadshow came to an end in Puri and I was giving out bytes to several media channels."
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