On Friday, the Congress denied JP Nadda’s claim that Rahul Gandhi equated OBC groups to thieves and accused the BJP of “caste politics” and shielding fugitives Nirav Modi and Lalit Modi.
After Mr. Gandhi’s defamation conviction over the “Modi surname” remarks, Mr. Nadda said that “lies, personal slander and bad politics are inherent” to his politics.
Ek toh chori mein sahyog phir jatigat rajneeti ka prayog‘
“Rahul Gandhi’s casteist comparison of OBCs to robbers is pitiful. His newest rant is expected. He has lowered political dialogue for years “Mr. Nadda.
Mallikarjun Kharge responded in Hindi, tweeting, “Modi cannot avoid JPC! Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi, and Mehul Choksi escaped with PNB and public money. How were OBCs insulted?” “Your ‘best friend’ caused SBI/LIC losses!” he slammed the government.
Mr. Kharge called it “shameful” to assist steal then apply caste politics.
Later, the Congress president told reporters that his party is seeking answers about who stole people’s money while the BJP is trying to deflect.
“insulting backward castes. Congress has consistently defended disadvantaged classes, reserved castes, and minorities. Manu believers discuss backward courses “Mr. Kharge.
First providing help in stealing then applying caste politics),” Mr Kharge said, and termed it
Congress national secretary Jairam Ramesh accused Mr. Nadda of “politics of slander” and twisting facts.
“He defends Nirav and Lalit Modi. The truth was revealed. Thanks, Nadda ji. Please be honest about Adani also, “Ramesh tweeted in Hindi.
He also criticized Union Minister Bhupender Yadav for criticizing the Congress for questioning Rahul Gandhi’s criminal defamation conviction in Gujarat.
“Bhupendra Yadav should enforce environment and forest regulations impartially. He defends Nirav and Lalit Modi. These two Indian fugitives stole thousands of crores of public money “Mr. Ramesh.
A Surat court sentenced Rahul Gandhi to two years in prison on Thursday for his “why all thieves have Modi surname” statements in a 2019 criminal defamation case.
Chief Judicial Magistrate HH Varma gave 52-year-old Mr. Gandhi bail and postponed the sentence for 30 days to allow him to appeal.
If the appellate court suspends the conviction and two-year sentence, Mr. Gandhi can remain in parliament.