After showering the audience with their wit and humor during the entire year, there's no stopping BJP leaders from adding to that list.

Recently a BJP MP claimed speaking Sanskrit on a daily basis can boost the nervous system and keep diabetes, cholesterol at bay. 

BJP MP Ganesh Singh
Source: Indian Express

Yes, that's right. BJP MP Ganesh Singh said this on Thursday, December 12 while participating in a debate on the Sanskrit universities bill. 

According to India Today, he also claimed that there was a research by NASA that claimed computer programming would be flawless if done in Sanskrit. 

BJP MP Ganesh Singh
Source: Hindustan Times

His belief was based on an assumption (also his) that 97% of languages of the world, including a few Islamic languages, are based on Sanskrit. 

Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi, who also spoke in Sanskrit, backed Singh's comments and said: 

The language is very flexible and a single sentence can be spoken in many ways.
Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi
Source: India Today

Twitterati was of course not going to miss this by any chance and had a few things to add. 

Time to go back in the past and study Sanskrit instead of French.