Home clarifies remarks, opposition continues to attack
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Facing huge criticism for his comments mocking the middle class on the issue of price rise, Home Minister P Chidambaram has today issued a statement clarifying his remarks in which he claimed that his comments were distorted. The statement stated that Chidambaram had made a matter of fact statement. He did not mock or chide any one. Meanwhile the opposition continued to attack Chidambaram. Samajwadi Party leader Shahid Siddiqui has said that Union Home Minister P. Chidambarams remarks on the middle class that they do not mind paying more for drinking water but protest against increase in price of rice would lead to a huge revolution, allowing Naxalites to roam freely in cities and turn people towards violence.