BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli Vikram Singh Saini sparked a controversy with his comments on former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his family. He said Nehru, a debauchee, had divided the country on the direction of the Britishers. Nehru was a debauchee. He divided the country on the directions of Britishers. The entire family (of Nehru) was into debauchery. Rajiv Gandhi married in Italy. Their behaviour is such," said Saini. He made this statement after celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday as 'Seva Sapath' on September 17.