BJP dancing to the tune of RSS; Lok Sabha elections battle between two completely different ideologies, says Sonia Gandhi

Wooing Muslims, she said the Congress government has taken "historical" measures like carving out a separate ministry for the welfare of minorities.

By: Press Trust of India | Moradabad | Updated: April 14, 2014 4:07 pm

Terming the Lok Sabha elections as a battle between two completely different ideologies, Sonia Gandhi today alleged that BJP was dancing to the tune of RSS whose “parochial and extremist” thought was aimed at dividing the society.

Wooing Muslims, she said the Congress government has taken “historical” measures like carving out a separate ministry for the welfare of minorities and launching National Wakf Development Corporation while putting a special emphasis on empowering women from the community.

One one hand, the Congress President said at an election rally, stood Congress which has been led by the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Azad and other such greats whose sacrifices are there for people to see.

“There is another ideology which dances to the tune of an organisation whose parochial and extremist ideas spread division in the society. It breaks values and customs which we have preserved for centuries…. I am sure you won’t be misled by them and hand them over a resounding defeat,” she said.

Without naming BJP and RSS, she said they believed in foisting their narrow ideology on the country in the name of unity. Gandhi said her party alone was capable of providing a stable and strong government, which the country needed, and the BJP’s ideology will harm the people and the country.

Attacking the Samajwadi Party-led UP government, she said the Centre made abundant funds available to the state for enhancing its power supply but it has failed to provide electricity available in villages. Congress, she said while quoting from its manifesto, would provide free health care to people and provide vocational training to youths so that they could easily get employment.

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    S.Gonesh
    Apr 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm
    The Congress is dancing on the tune of CIA and Vatican. They want toturn Hindus into slaves of the "One Eye World Order", next also as slavesof the arab-desert culture.
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    Cool Drango
    Apr 14, 2014 at 10:29 am
    Better than the dance which sanjaya baru and now parakh have described in detail.
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    Arun Kumar
    Apr 14, 2014 at 2:46 pm
    Ideology? You have an ideology? Looting and scamming is not called ideology madam. After a decade of ruling you don't have anything to talk about your own rule so you reverted to this cheap technique of personal criticism.Please talk about things you did to this country.
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    K Joshi
    Apr 15, 2014 at 2:16 am
    The PM is dancing to my tune; matters the most.
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    Observer
    Apr 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm
    THAT IS BETTER TUNE THAN SONIA TUNE. WHAT DO YOU READERS THINK?
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    Ananth
    Apr 14, 2014 at 10:47 am
    Soniaji, you are cent percent right that there are two different idealogies in the fray. People have decided to cast off yours and buy that of BJP. BJP doesn't dance to anyone's tunes but have healthy respect for RSS's thoughts and idealotgies.
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    srs
    Apr 14, 2014 at 10:45 am
    Sonia hi has no locus standi in bing BJP/RSS as communal. She has been clandestinely and overtly supporting Akbaruddin Owaisi of MIM and Muslim Leage and pandering Muslims to vote for Congress. Does Rahul and Sonia's pandering to Muslim votebank not consute communal-ism, but they call this Secularism.
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