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Obama bin Laden...oops Osama: Advani's glaring gaffe

In a glaring slip of tongue, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate LK Advani uttered the name "Obama bin Laden" instead of the infamous Osama bin Laden but quickly corrected himself at a press conference in Mumbai.

india Updated: Apr 17, 2009 15:13 IST
IANS

In a glaring slip of tongue, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate LK Advani on Friday uttered the name "Obama bin Laden" instead of the infamous Osama bin Laden but quickly corrected himself.

Advani, while addressing a press conference here, was referring to an initiative of US President Barack Obama's administration to target tax havens from where Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden may have been getting funds. But instead of Osama, Advani said “Obama bin Laden”!

First Published: Apr 17, 2009 14:22 IST