Kapil Sibal attacks Yogi Adityanath for ‘secularism biggest lie told’ remark

"Yogi Adityanath says 'secularism is a lie' and compares Modi's government to 'Ram Rajya'. This 'Truth' is perhaps the biggest lie."

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 14, 2017 7:44 pm
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Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his reported remarks that “secularism was the biggest lie” that has been told post-independence and for comparing the Modi government with “Ram Rajya”.

He said Adityanath comparing the Modi regime with “Ram Rajya”, a term meant to describe an ideal and welfare state, is a “truth” which perhaps is the “biggest lie”.

“Yogi Adityanath says ‘secularism is a lie’ and compares Modi’s government to ‘Ram Rajya’. This ‘Truth’ is perhaps the biggest lie,” Sibal said on Twitter.

Speaking at an event organised by the Dainik Jagran group in Raipur, Adityanath reportedly said, “I believe that the word secular is the biggest lie since independence. Those that have given birth to this lie and those that use it should apologise to the people and this country.”

According to the media report, he also said that “distorting history was no less a crime than sedition”. “You can be sect-neutral but not secular,” he reportedly said. He also reportedly compared the Narendra Modi government at the Centre to “Ram Rajya”. He said that while the prime minister understands the pain of the people, the Congress does not. He made the remarks while responding to a query on communalism and secularism during the event.

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    CBA
    Nov 14, 2017 at 11:45 pm
    What is saying Mollah Kapil Sibal? Sicularism in India destroyed the country. This Sibals are the hypocrats of India. Of course there was no sicularism in India but there was communalism in India favoring Muslims with appea t politics to have a vote Bank for Indian Khangress. this Khangress non visionary leaders like Gandhi, Nehru, Indira, Rajib, Monmohan etc. We hate such leaders and Khangress because a settled matter was hotch potshed by the initial leaders. So sheer culprits of India. Go to Mollah Sibal.
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      din
      Nov 14, 2017 at 9:27 pm
      Kapil miya biggest secular fibs were told by Jawahir and Indira, KEPT Muslim and Dalits illiterate and deprived so that they can be used for their Crime, Hawala and criminal activities that Lawyers master planned
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        neem
        Nov 14, 2017 at 8:25 pm
        Of all the lies people heard "Congress/Communists are the most secular parties" is their favourite.
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        1. Sunny KS
          Nov 14, 2017 at 8:11 pm
          At this rate UP may go to medieval state. Thanks to Yogi for finding new invention
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          1. Raman Govindan
            Nov 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm
            as long as Sibal and Chidambaram remain as coteries to dynasty, none will give any attention or thought over their saying. If they want to be heard, they should come out of their present mould.
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