Modi God’s gift to India or God’s gift to oligarchs of India? Cong takes on Naidu

Singhvi suggested that Modi's cabinet is no different from that of the Tamil Nadu CM which prostrates before her.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: March 21, 2016 7:04 pm
Naidu, naidu comment, modi god's gift Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu.

Congress on Monday took a dig at Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu for hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “God’s gift to India” wondering whether his flattering chant was much different from Dev Kant Baruah’s “India is Indira and Indira is India” remark for which he was
castigated.

“When Baruah symbolically said Indira was India and India was Indira he was castigated; is Naidu’s chant abt Modi being god’s gift much different?”, party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi asked in a series of tweets.

Baruah was the President of the Congress during the Emergency in the mid-seventies and is chiefly remembered for his sycophancy to the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Singhvi suggested that Modi’s cabinet is no different from that of the Tamil Nadu CM which prostrates before her.

Another party spokesman Sanjay Jha was sarcastic and recalled the Gujarat riots in 2002 when Modi was the Chief Minister.

“God’s gift indeed ! Go ask the family of Ehsan Jafri and over a thousand mercilessly killed, and their families and children.”

“Dadri and Jharkhand lynching is a sickening manifestation of the decline and fall of India under Narendra Modi. Shame”, Jha said on the micro-blogging site Twitter.

At the AICC briefing, party spokesman Manish Tewari remarked that the jury is still out whether the Prime Minister is God’s gift to India or God’s gift to the oligarchs of India.

Moving the political resolution at the just concluded BJP national executive in Delhi on Sunday, Naidu hailed Modi as a “God’s gift to India” and a messiah for the poor.

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    Kamalakanta
    Mar 22, 2016 at 3:48 pm
    People thoght that there is only one Devkanta Barua( remembered for his famous remark in 1974) took birth in India. People were wrong these Baruas are there in BJP also.
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      Anup
      Mar 21, 2016 at 4:17 pm
      Congress cabinets have been no different - they too prostrate before Madame!
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      1. Darrow Clarence
        Mar 22, 2016 at 5:33 pm
        In 1998, in UP Kalyan Singh Govt made it compulsory in Primary schools to sing Vande Mataram and chant Saraswati Mantra. The then cheif of RSS KS Sudarshan, said in a public meeting ""The Saraswati Vandana is a symbol of Indian culture. If anyone opposes it, we will not treat him as a son of India." After communal riots broke out and resultant turmoil Vajpayee declared that even singing vandemataram , other than in official ceremonies is not compulsory. Now this slogan.
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        1. Darrow Clarence
          Mar 22, 2016 at 5:23 pm
          burst sooner or latter. This country has given BJP, thrice an opportunity to govern and prove itself as a credible alternative to congress, but always failed and in desperation always resorted to use divisive agenda to polarize voters to grab power. Unless BJP delivers on its poll promises and distances it self from Hindutva forces, the prospect of its coming again to power are bleak.
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          1. Taquib Rahman
            Mar 23, 2016 at 12:00 am
            Not the God, but Devil rich gifted to India to detroy peace and stability, safe and create division. we have seen at when earlier government was ruling and they made economically strong number 3 in the world.
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