NEW DELHI: As the debate over Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s signature within the Somath Temple guests’ sign up blew up, #SomnathTemple turned into the top national Twitter trend on Wednesday. Congress and BJP celebration participants and volunteers weighed in with their reviews, clarifications in addition to complaint on the subject.
BJP spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao shared a 1998 function on Sonia Gandhi from The New York Times on his Twitter account @GVLNRAO and wrote: “This 1998 New York Times article said by certainty (sic) that Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka were raised as Roman Catholics. This was never denied. Did Rahul Gandhi convert to Hinduism there after? @OfficeOfRG please clarify. It’s not a personal issue any longer.”
BJP’s IT cellular head Amit Malviya went again additional in time to show that the primary Prime Minister and Rahul Gandhi’s nice grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru, announcing had antagonistic the revival of the Somnath Temple.
“Nehru opposed reconstruction of Somnath Temple, called it Hindu revivalism… Letter to Rajendra Prasad,” wrote Malviya, sharing a picture containing textual content presupposed to be from the guide ‘Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru’.
Malviya additionally tweeted about previous public references to the faith of Sonia Gandhi, the place she has been described as a Christian. Congress flesh presser Ashok Gehlot tweeted: “Most shameful how BJP is spreading lies. BJP social media cell is involved in spreading rumours about two registers at #SomnathTemple, which is very unfortunate.”