Rahul Gandhi: Mani Shankar Aiyar must apologize: Rahul Gandhi on ‘neech’ remark row | India News
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday distanced itself from senior chief Mani Shankar Aiyar’s derogatory remarks geared toward Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with vice-president Rahul Gandhi exhorting Aiyar to tender an unequivocal apology.
“I don’t recognize the tone and language utilized by Mr Mani Shankar Aiyar to deal with the PM. Each the Congress and I count on him to apologise for what he stated,” Rahul stated in a tweet.
Asserting that Aiyar’s feedback didn’t replicate the Congress occasion’s views or tradition, Rahul additionally identified that the BJP was crying foul once they too have often adopted unparliamentary language in opposition to the Congress and its leaders.
“BJP and PM routinely use filthy language to assault the Congress occasion. The Congress has a unique tradition and heritage,” he stated.
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The Gandhi scion’s response got here minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi disparaged Congress chief Mani Shankar Aiyar for calling him a “neech aadmi” who resorts to soiled politics.
PM Modi claimed that Aiyar’s derogatory remarks mirrored a ‘Mughlai mindset’ that considered everybody as “neech” and stated the Congress occasion’s feudal angle will show to be their downfall.
“I’ve nothing to say on a ‘clever’ Congress chief calling me ‘Neech’. That is the Congress mindset. They’ve their language and now we have our work. Folks will reply them by the poll field,” Modi stated at a public rally in poll-bound Gujarat.
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— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)
Earlier within the day, Mani Shankar Aiyar had lashed out at PM Modi for criticizing the Congress and Rahul Gandhi, and dubbed the Prime Minister a “neech aadmi” for taking part in soiled politics.
“Mujhko lagta hai ki ye aadmi bahut neech kisam ka aadmi hai, isme koi sabhyata nahi hai, or aise mauke par is kisam ki gandi rajniti karne ki kya avashyakta hai?” Aiyar was quoted as saying by information company ANI.