Not PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi is caught in habit of photo-ops: Harsimrat Kaur Singh

The Union Minister said that the Congress party is responsible for spreading corruption like cancer in every part of the country.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:December 2, 2016 4:06 pm
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Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur on Friday said it is not the Prime Minister but the Congress vice-president who is caught up in the habit of photo-ops and has been “surrounded by black money” all his life. She accused the Congress of spreading corruption like cancer in every part of the country and said that it was unable to digest the fact that a “strong leader” has taken decisive action against the menace.

Her remarks come on a day when Gandhi launched an all-out attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of practising TRP politics, and said the country has suffered damage due to his “vanity and incompetence”.

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Addressing MPs at the Congress Parliamentary Party, Gandhi described the Prime Minister as being “a prisoner of his own image” and one who is inflicting “tremendous suffering” on the people of India to protect his own persona.

Dismissing Gandhi’s charges, Kaur said, “His party has been in government for 60 years. For the last ten years, he himself was in power. But in all these time, beside spreading corruption like cancer into every corner of our society, besides looting the nation, 2G to CWG to Bofors, this Congress party and the Gandhi family has nothing to their credit.”

“Now when a government has come which is trying to root out black money and corruption, obviously Rahul Gandhi is not being able to understand because they never had this desire to understand,” she told reporters outside Parliament.

Referring to Gandhi’s “photo-ops” of visiting Dalit woman Kalavati’s household to standing in queue of a bank to withdraw Rs 4,000, Kaur said, “All your life you (Rahul) have only seen black money.”

“For the first time, you stood in a line and saw Rs 4,000 of white money, so starting from his political career of going to Kalavati’s house for photo op or catching a train in the third class and going to a ‘mandi’, I think he is caught up in his own image and unfortunately his image is to make sensational headlines and click sensational photos to come in the media,” she said.

She alleged that Gandhi was the only person who does not understand the difference between an economy and a black economy.

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  1. T
    Dec 2, 2016 at 2:36 pm
    Write a comment.. the garb of black money bjp is befooling the public..wat about of wealth of bjp leaders?
  2. B
    bullet F
    Dec 2, 2016 at 4:33 pm
    Harsim-prat kaur badal should first get her own house in order her family of power hungry peasants are the most corrupt in punjabs political history. 2017 will see the end of this drama that started in 1997 with the help of the bjp.
  3. D
    Deeply Concerned
    Dec 3, 2016 at 12:22 pm
    And 60 pc of the declared black money is from Gujarat and BJP ruled states. Rs. 6cr of new notes sezied from bjp youth leader in bengaluru and these characterless creatures of bjparescreaming against congress on whom not one scam charge is anywhere nearer to be proved eith all the fake attempts of SuSu swamy
  4. D
    Deeply Concerned
    Dec 3, 2016 at 12:23 pm
    And you fool carry on
  5. S
    Dec 2, 2016 at 10:55 am
    PM is now tired of it. He sends his mother to the photo ops now. And who said he is fond of photo ops? He is more happy with Selfies.
  6. M
    Dec 2, 2016 at 10:54 pm
    hhhahaahha !!!!! and the Badals are saints !!!!!! ur family will be rated in the top three most corrupted !!!!
  7. R
    Dec 2, 2016 at 5:33 pm
    Pappu proved that he can survive with Rs 4000/- cash for so much days since he did his PHOTO OP NOTE Exchange weeks ago
  8. V
    Dec 2, 2016 at 12:23 pm
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