New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sangeet Som on Monday said that Pakistani artists should be beaten with shoes and and sent back to Pakistan.

“Beat Pakistani artistes with shoes and send them back to Pakistan,” the BJP MLA said.

He also said, “Even animals are better than Pakistani artistes”.

The remark comes a week after 19 Indian soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack at the Uri army base in Jammu and Kashmir.

Som was quoted as telling a channel that Pakistani artistes earn in India, eat in India and then support those who kill Indians.

“Pakistani artistes earn in India and back terrorists. They eat in India, earn in India and then support those who kill Indians”, Som said.

Earlier, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) had issued a statement warning Pakistani artistes to leave India within 48 hours, falling which they will pushed out of the country.