‘Selfie machine’ PM Modi doesn’t know how to hold broom: Rahul Gandhi

"Prime Minister Modi held broom once and if you see the photo, he held it in a wrong way. This means that he didn't hold the broom in his entire lifetime," Rahul Gandhi said.

By: ANI | Amroha | Published:October 3, 2016 6:49 pm
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a day after the second anniversary of ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission, saying that the latter never held the broom correctly in his lifetime. The Congress vice-president, who is presently in the last leg of the Kisan Yatra in Amroha in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, said the Prime Minister only held broom two years ago in the name of ‘Clean India’ initiative.

“Prime Minister Modi held broom once and if you see the photo, he held it in a wrong way. This means that he didn’t hold the broom in his entire lifetime,” Gandhi said. “He held the broom twice but you must not have seen him holding a broom ever after that,” he added. Gandhi further said that he was surprised over the sudden announcement of ‘Swachh Bharat’ Abhiyan.

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“Prime Minister Modi, who failed to give jobs to the youth, astonishingly said pick up the broom and let us clean India, we will make clean India,” said Gandhi. He further lamented Prime Minister Modi for not giving jobs to the youth of the country.

“There is a Babbar Sher (referring to Make In India’s icon), which has not been able to give jobs to the youth of this country,” he said. The Congress vice-president mockingly said that the Prime Minister has become a selfie machine, who only takes pictures.

The Congress Vice-President kicked off his roadshow from Deoria in eastern Uttar Pradesh to Delhi, starting on September 6. His display of strength is expected to traverse 233 assembly constituencies to reach out to people ahead the polls in the state early next year.

Announcing the programme, Congress general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad had said the Congress vice president would travel through 39 districts covering 2,500 km in the month-long exercise.

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    IML sood
    Oct 3, 2016 at 4:43 pm
    What does Pappu say, can anyone call him a person of atleast some common sense.Is ii not true that he is advancing in age but lacking maturity day by day.Does he ever read what he says and are his advisers dumb brats.who can give least importance as start taking about broom, and how to handle it.
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      Jigar
      Oct 3, 2016 at 2:06 pm
      Comedy with Rahul will beat Kapil's show. He is underutilizing his comedy talents. Colours should sign him immediately
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        Ramarao koppineni
        Oct 3, 2016 at 4:15 pm
        His party has ruled this country for more than 60 years.He can campaign his pro's rather than criticising on others.This lmmatured person will never know how to win people.
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          ASIT DESAI
          Oct 3, 2016 at 2:25 pm
          is that a bad thing ?
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            subbarayan
            Oct 3, 2016 at 2:35 pm
            Very petty.
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              Deeptanshu Verma
              Oct 3, 2016 at 3:56 pm
              This is one of the more juvenile remarks I have read. RaGa is living in a world increasingly disconnected from reality. Am sure his coterie keeps telling him "great remark boss".
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                Dev Verma
                Oct 3, 2016 at 3:54 pm
                Very immature and making himself a laughing stock,does this guy really belong to hi family or else.
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                  Dev Verma
                  Oct 3, 2016 at 3:51 pm
                  mixed breed ! nah idher ka aur na udher. doesn't have sense what he's taking about ?? sad for those who take photo's with him.
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                    Rashmikant
                    Oct 3, 2016 at 2:17 pm
                    and the "Comedian of the year" goes to Mr Rahul hi
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                      jay desouza
                      Oct 3, 2016 at 2:18 pm
                      Pappu with any makeup is still a joker pappu
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                        kjingar
                        Oct 3, 2016 at 2:03 pm
                        Shame on you RG for stupid questions you raise.
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                          manian
                          Oct 3, 2016 at 2:35 pm
                          RG is running out of issues to attack Modi.Earlier it was MOdi's dressand now the broom.It is doubtful whether RG has seen a broom'let alone hold it.RG's father was mostly seen in suit boot. Better RG picks up solid issues to criticize Modi. Jealousy is over working on RG.Certainly Modi was not born with a silver spoon.
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                            M.P.Rao
                            Oct 3, 2016 at 5:15 pm
                            Childish remarks.The hi dynasty knew how to correctly hold the broom.That is the reason why after sixty years of their dynastic rule the country is filled with dirt every where.Therefore there is a need for campaign like Swachha Bharathsted of criticizing,it would be more benificial if he exhorts the villagers to keep their sorroundings neat and clean in his pada yantra.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;In his pada yantra.
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                              MSB
                              Oct 3, 2016 at 2:01 pm
                              Come on Pappu - If you know how to clean, first clean your diapers.
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                                N.S.Rajan
                                Oct 5, 2016 at 1:16 am
                                And, this is the man who is desperate to be the next PM, in pretentious compeion with another inane contender, Kejri.!!! What a fall, my countrymen !
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                                  rohith
                                  Oct 3, 2016 at 8:00 pm
                                  selfie machine or faking machine?
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                                    Paddy Singh
                                    Oct 3, 2016 at 4:59 pm
                                    Not once has this man come out with anything sane when he shows his frustration with being out of power. What does a broom have to do here. The PM cannot clean the dirt that surrounds the country, because we are dirty by nature. He set an example, and then begged the citizens to follow suit. We didn't.
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                                      g
                                      Oct 3, 2016 at 9:19 pm
                                      Rahul hy born with a silver broom stuck in his mouth. lt;br/gt;So he looks down his nose at those who really wants clean India. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Neither Rahul nor his sister Priyanka or mother Sonia who looted India has ever done anything other than live in three big bungalows with cleaning crew; dhobi’s and get Z security at tax payer expense.
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                                        Pushparaj
                                        Oct 3, 2016 at 4:49 pm
                                        How you held as of now pappu before criticize look at mirror
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                                          P.V.
                                          Oct 4, 2016 at 12:25 am
                                          Rahul hi indulges in very cheap politics. What a terrible fall from the statesmanship of his great gfather, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Rahul ,if he still wants to be in politics, he should start first by reading "Discovery of India" by Jawaharlal. Till then he should keep his mouth shut.
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                                            r
                                            Oct 3, 2016 at 3:45 pm
                                            Born to Quttrochi
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