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BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, who is well-known for making controversial statements, sparked a huge controversy after he inaugurated a nightclub in Lucknow on Sunday evening.
Let's Meet, a nightclub in Lucknow's Aliganj was inaugurated by Sakshi Maharaj as he wore a saffron robe inside the dim-lit pub.
The BJP MP has made headlines in the past as well. From talking about building Ram Temple to creating a divide between Hindus and Muslims, Maharaj has made several statements to disrupt communal harmony.
As soon as the news of the inauguration came out, Sakshi Maharaj became a target of trolling on the social media, especially, because he often takes pride in promoting Indian culture and values.
However, the BJP MP denied the allegations saying that he was not aware that the venue is a nightclub. Sakshi Maharaj claimed he was told he was inaugurating a restaurant.
Sakshi Maharaj, a BJP MP represents UP's Unnao constituency in the Lok Sabha. A country-wide uproar was observed over an alleged rape of a woman by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and death of her father in judicial custody.