Indian Politics

The Congress vice-president’s observation follows the Prime Minister’s accusation that a group of Congress leaders currently met Pakistan’s High Commissioner at suspended pary chief Mani Shankar Aiyar’s house.

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dragging Pakistan into the Gujarat elections, pronouncing that as opposed to speaking approximately foreign international locations in his election campaign speeches in Gujarat, the Prime Minister ought to say something about the State.

“The Prime Minister talks every so often about Pakistan and on occasion about China and Japan. Modiji, that is the election for the destiny of Gujarat. Talk something approximately Gujarat too,” Mr. Gandhi said even as addressing an election rally in the Tharad Assembly constituency of Banaskantha district.

Mr. Gandhi’s commentary follows Mr. Modi’s accusation that a collection of Congress leaders met Pakistan’s High Commissioner at party chief Mani Shankar Aiyar’s residence in New Delhi, earlier than the latter referred to as him [Mr. Modi] “neech.”

Addressing an election rally at Sanand, Mr. Modi on Sunday stated, “There become a assembly convened at Aiyar’s residence wherein Pakistan’s High Commissioner, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, [former Vice-President of India Hamid] Ansari and [former Prime Minister] Manmohan Singh had been present. The meeting lasted three hours.”

“The next day Mani Shankar stated I am a ‘neech,’” said the Prime Minister. Mr. Aiyar became promptly suspended from Congress’ primary club for the commentary, and he additionally apologised for his remark.

Mr. Gandhi stated that for the reason that last 2-three days the Prime Minister has “left at the back of all other troubles and talks about simplest two things.”

“During his complete speech, 1/2 of the time he talks approximately Congress. You [Mr. Modi] claim that the us of a has been ‘Congress-unfastened’ then why are you giving so much prominence to the Congress to your speeches?” he stated, adding that Mr. Modi spends 1/2 the time talking approximately himself.

Accusing Mr. Modi of maintaining silence over the improvement of Gujarat, Mr. Gandhi stated that despite it being election time in Gujarat the Prime Minister isn’t always talking about development of the remaining 22 years under the BJP authorities.

“It seems that he has lost religion of the human beings of Gujarat. Speak approximately improvement at least for 2-3 minutes,” he said in a jibe.

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