Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, Nahid Hasan spark controversy by urging people to boycott the shopkeepers who are Bharatiya Janata Party supporters. He said, "Not only Muslims, boycott all shopkeepers who support BJP". "If the market is crowded, there is an alternative - bypass. If there is a bypass then why are houses of those who have been there since years demolished? They were inhabited there by leaders of all parties, in the past," He further added.