October 19, 2020 1:20:52 am
Hitting out at Congress leaders for his or her criticism of the federal government’s dealing with of the pandemic compared to neighbouring nations, the ruling BJP on Sunday alleged that the Opposition social gathering’s leaders had been demeaning the nation on worldwide platforms.
Focusing on Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra referred to as him “Rahul Lahori”and requested him if he needed to contest elections in Pakistan.
Patra additionally criticised Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for his remarks on the dealing with of the pandemic, accusations of concentrating on of Muslims within the wake of the Tablighi Jamaat gathering and the therapy meted out to folks of the Northeast in a digital handle to Lahore Suppose Fest.
Addressing reporters, Patra mentioned, “We in BJP will begin calling him Rahul Lahori and henceforth I too will handle Rahul Gandhi as Rahul Lahori. A debut rally for him has already been completed in Pakistan by Tharoor. Are you going to contest election in Pakistan?”
He additionally alleged that the Indian National Congress would quickly grow to be Pakistan Nationwide Congress. “They offer a ticket to Jinnah’s supporter. I wish to ask, why is it vital? Why would you cry about India in Lahore? We’ve little doubt that Rahul Gandhi hates India,” mentioned Patra.
Patra’s remarks got here two days after Union minister and BJP MP from Begusarai Giriraj Singh accused the Congress of fielding a “sympathiser of Mohammad Ali Jinnah” within the Bihar polls — Congress’s Jale candidate Maskoor Usmani was the AMU college students’ union president when the campus was caught in an argument over a portrait of Jinnah on the college students’ union workplace the place it has been hanging for many years.
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