Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan is shooting his mouth off, again. This time, he has claimed that he is the "fittest person" to be Prime Minister of India.
"I am the fittest person to become the Prime Minister of the country and I aspire to be the Prime Minister," Khan told journalists. "If Narendra Modi resigns and all MPs elect me the Prime Minister, it will send a good message across the country and India will progress each passing day. When the time comes, Mulayam Singh will propose my name."
He has also re-ignited an old issue — of Modi's photo cropping up on Google when one searches for "world's top 10 criminals". "If Modiji can be the Prime Minister, then why can't I? Have you seen in Google whose name is there in world's ten top criminals? I have not said this. It is the Prime Minister's name," Khan said.
Khan has since been getting trolled on Twitter for his comments, calling him a "joke".
Azam Khan competing with AIB
Who can make us laugh harder?
— Naim Keruwala (@Naim_K) December 16, 2015
May be the best Joke in Independent India ever
I'm fittest person to become PM: Azam Khan pic.twitter.com/jLBvkI7YRz
— #GauravPradhan (@DrGPradhan) December 16, 2015
ha ha ha ha ha ha ... ROTFL ... my stomach hurts .... I am fittest person to become Prime Minister, says Azam Khan https://t.co/Lk0xTnivfE
— Harini Calamur (@calamur) December 16, 2015
I am Fittest to become PM- Azam Khan
Sure Just Like ISIS people are best Suited to Take care of Women and LGBT Rights.
— TheFrustratedIndian (@FrustIndian) December 16, 2015
— Abdul Bari Barmawar (@sabb_87) December 16, 2015
Joke of the year 2015
@ Azam Khan said "I am the fittest person to become Prime Minister"
Sources Jagran Post
— Jitendra Singh (@Jsrana69) December 16, 2015
Meanwhile, Khan said he would be "insulted" if he was made deputy chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, and had removed posters in Lucknow that called for his elevation.
"You are insulting me," he told journalists. "I want to be become the Prime Minister and I deserve to hold the post. That's why I have removed posters of me becoming deputy chief minister."
(with agency inputs)
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