Kapil Sibal: PM Modi has quit Hinduism and imbibed Hindutva: Kapil Sibal on ‘non-Hindu’ row | India News
NEW DELHI: Senior Congress chief Kapil Sibal on Thursday hit again on the BJP for questioning celebration vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s religion, and charged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had “stop” Hinduism in favour of Hindutva ideology.
“How typically does PM go to a temple? He has stop Hinduism and imbibed Hindutva which has nothing to do with Hinduism. He is not an actual Hindu. The one who considers each Indian his brother, sister or mom is an actual Hindu,” Sibal was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
How typically does PM go to a temple? He has stop Hinduism & imbibed Hindutva which has nothing to do with Hinduism. He… https://t.co/AQQjEYyh4r
— ANI (@ANI)
Sibal’s caustic assault on the Prime Minister comes a day after the BJP took up arms towards Rahul when it was reported that the Congress chief’s identify was allegedly listed as a ‘non-Hindu’ customer on the Somnath temple. The saffron celebration rapidly went to city with the story that Rahul had declared himself to be a non-Hindu, whereas additionally demanding the Gandhi scion come clear on his spiritual leanings.
Congress accused the BJP of hatching a conspiracy towards its chief and maintained that Rahul is a “Shiv Bhakt” and a religious “janeudhari” Hindu.
Later within the day, the Congress additionally issued a clarification on Twitter saying, “There is just one customer’s e-book at Somnath Temple that was signed by Congress VP Rahul Gandhi. Some other picture being circulated is fabricated. Determined occasions name for determined measures?”
Clarification: There is just one customer’s e-book at Somnath Temple that was signed by Congress VP Rahul Gandhi. Any… https://t.co/yOMGkEPpjd
— Congress (@INCIndia)
Constructing on the Congress celebration’s cost that the BJP is taking part in soiled politics, Sibal mentioned the political discourse within the election campaigning in poll-bound Gujarat was intentionally being introduced down by the saffron celebration, as they lack points to debate on.
“In Gujarat, BJP just isn’t speaking about demonetisation or GST. Due to this fact, it’s evident that the politics has deteriorated. Plainly the event associated issues have misplaced someplace within the Gujarat meeting elections,” the previous Union minister mentioned.
The polling for 182 seats of Gujarat Meeting will happen on December 9 and 14 and votes can be counted on December 18.
(With inputs from ANI)