NEW DELHI: Seizing on Congress chief Mani Shankar Aiyar’s “neech” jibe, BJP leader Amit Shah on Thursday indexed a number of “indecent” remarks through individuals of the primary opposition birthday celebration concentrated on PM Narendra Modi.
Shah mentioned he was once no longer stunned through Aiyar’s derogatory remark against Modi because it mirrored “Congress’s culture”. “Yamraj, Maut ka Saudagar, Ravan, Gandi Nali ka Keeda, Monkey, Rabies Victim, Virus, Bhasmasur, Gangu Teli, Goon. Nobody knows how many times Congress leaders have used this sort of language against Modi in the past. Years have passed, but there has been no change in its culture,” Shah mentioned in a remark.
Congress’s mindset against a deficient guy’s son, a connection with Modi, mirrored its ideological chapter and “Mughlai mentality”, the BJP leader mentioned. The folks of Gujarat would educate the “anti-OBC, anti-ST and anti-poor” Congress a lesson in the impending polls, he added.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley mentioned, “Mani Shankar Aiyar’s ‘neech’ remark against the PM displays a mindset that only one elite family can be a ruler and the rest are only the ‘neech’.” “The strength of India’s democracy will be displayed when a person of humble background politically defeats the dynasty and its representatives,” he added.
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad claimed Aiyar had Rahul Gandhi’s “approval” to make use of such derogatory language. “Modi was targeted by Aiyar because he had questioned why B R Ambedkar was given Bharat Ratna in 1990 when he had died in 1956,” he mentioned. “There is a very deplorable and feudal mindset behind this condemnable observation that only a ‘waris (heir)’ of the Gandhi-Nehru family can run this country and only they are capable of doing so,” Prasad mentioned.
BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao refused to talk on Aiyar’s remarks whilst on a TV programme and as a substitute held a placard that learn ‘I Protest’.