While BJP attempted damage control saying there were only rumours which have been nailed, the Home Minister found support in leaders from several rival parties like JD(U), NCP and SP.

Congress General Secretary and Media Department Chairperson Ajay Maken said, “The Prime Minister's Office had tweeted to say that rumours against Rajnath Singh's son are plain lies.”

"The strange thing is that when as opposition party Congress has not levelled any allegations against his (Rajnath's) son, so the country and the Congress party want to know Rajnath Singh ji,...Prime Minister you should first of all tell what are the allegations against the son, that you are denying, he added."

Referring to the Home Minister's statement that he would quit politics if any misconduct on his or his family's part was proved, he said the Congress party wants to know what the allegations are.

"With a lot of humility, the Congress party also wants to know from Rajnath Singh, that when it, the principal opposition party had not levelled any such allegations, then who has made these allegations," he said.

BJP rubbished the media reports about ‘alleged misconduct’ of Rajnath Singh's son.

"I believe the government has taken a step...The things have been put to rest absolutely...in the sense all the rumour mongers have been nailed and whoever is doing so must have go a befitting reply to this by now," party spokesperson Sambit Patra said.

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