Bengaluru, Mar 29 (PTI) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today took a dig at BJP president Amit Shah for calling him ‘AHINDU’ (anti-Hindu). Also Read - Jharkhand BJP President Laxman Giluwa Tenders Resignation Following Party's Defeat in Assembly Polls

Shah had said at a press conference at Davangere two days ago that Siddaramaiah is not an ‘AHINDA’ leader (a Kannada acronym for minorities, backward classes and Dalits) but ‘AHINDU’ leader (anti-Hindu). Also Read - BJP President Amit Shah Latest Among Leaders to Join Instagram

Siddaramaiah told reporters in Mysuru that Shah should first clarify his position whether he is “AHINDU or not.” “Amit Shah is a Jain. He needs to clarify first whether he is AHINDU. Jain is a separate religion. How can he talk about me like that,” Siddaramaiah said. Also Read - New BJP President Will Be Appointed By December, Announces Amit Shah

He said Shah was scared of him due to which he was making all “baseless” allegations against him.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.