NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley termed Congress chief Mani Shankar Aiyar’s ‘Neech’ commentary towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday as a “deliberate casteist statement”, stated his suspension from the celebration used to be “strategic” and suggested people to see through “this game”.
“Mani Shankar Aiyer’s ‘Neech’ attack on Prime Minister — a deliberate casteist statement, a convenient apology, a strategic suspension. People should see through this game,” Jaitley tweeted.
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— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley)
Jaitley lashed out at Aiyar, pronouncing his commentary shows the mindset that “only one elite family” can rule this nation.
Aiyar previous as of late known as Modi a “neech aadmi” (vile guy) who does “dirty politics” after the high minister focused the Congress pronouncing that events in search of votes in B R Ambedkar’s title attempted to erase his contribution to country construction the celebration.
Reacting to Aiyar’s commentary, Jaitley stated the Congress celebration has challenged the weaker and backward sections of India by way of calling the high minister ‘neech’.
“The strength of India’s democracy will be displayed when a person of humble background politically defeats the dynasty and its representatives,” the finance minister stated in a tweet.
In some other tweet, Jaitley stated, “Mani Shankar Aiyer’s ‘Neech’ remark against the prime minister displays a mindset that only one elite family can be a ruler and the rest are only the ‘Neech’.”
Earlier, Aiyar claimed that it used to be the rustic’s first high minister Jawaharlal Nehru who recognised Ambedkar’s doable.
“What is the need for doing dirty politics on such an occasion?” he requested after the high minister attacked the Congress whilst inaugurating the Ambedkar International Centre that used to be conceived 23 years in the past.
The Congress this night suspended Aiyar from the main club of the celebration and issued him a show-cause understand for his commentary.