Rahul Gandhi delivering a lecture on democracy ironical, says BJP

“The Congress party imposed an emergency in the nation for their self interest, pride and out of frustration. So, we don’t need a lecture on democracy from Rahul Gandhi,” said Shrikant Sharma

By: ANI | New Delhi | Updated: November 8, 2016 11:59 am
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It is ironical for a party like the Congress, which imposed an unprecedented and unacceptable emergency on the nation in 1975, to speak about safeguarding democracy in India, said the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday.

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BJP leader Shrikant Sharma told ANI, “The Congress party imposed an emergency in the nation for their self interest, pride and out of frustration. So, we don’t need a lecture on democracy from Rahul Gandhi.”

Addressing CWC members here on Monday, the Congress vice president described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a power obsessed individual who was seeking to silence all those who disagree with him.