NEW DELHI — An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and carrying a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm. His demand: Extra funds for the event of his state in southern India.
Naramalli Sivaprasa additionally raised his hand in a Nazi salute for the media on Thursday. His look didn’t set off any protests from legislators.
He stated he wished to ship a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to not comply with Hitler. He complained that Modi had gone again on a promise to offer additional funds for his Andhra Pradesh state.
“He doesn’t get the heart beat of what individuals need and I need to urge him to not be like him (Hitler),” he stated.
Modi’s authorities denies the cost.
In protest, Sivaprasa’s highly effective regional group, The Telugu Desam Social gathering, broke alliance with the Modi authorities in March. It additionally unsuccessfully tried to carry down the Modi authorities by means of a no-confidence movement final month in Parliament.
Sivaprasa is used to dressing up in another way, like a farmer, a cattle herder, a Muslim cleric and a girl to press totally different points.
Hitler stays a, the place the Holocaust will not be well-known, and is broadly seen extra as a powerful chief than a genocidal dictator. His guide, “Mein Kampf,” might be discovered in lots of bookstores, and bootleg copies are commonly bought within the streets of New Delhi and different giant cities.
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