Political statements are frequently called attention seeking, however, statements by the political ‘heroes’ are currently hitting an all-time low. Below the belt remarks have become commonplace.

So we’ve scraped together for you, 10 political statements that shouldn’t have been made by leading politicians.

1. Rajiv Gandhi

2. Bal Thackeray

3. Sushil Kumar Shinde

4. Salman Khurshid

5. R.R Patil

6. Raj Thackeray

7. Sonia Gandhi

8. Giani Zail Singh

9. Azam Khan

10. D.K Barooah