BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi for attacking Modi

The Congress Vice President attacked Modi during a tour of his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published:September 4, 2014 6:33 pm

On Thursday BJP  hit back at Rahul Gandhi for his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and blamed the former UPA regime for the problems for which the Congress leader targeted the government.

Union minister Venkaiah Naidu responded to Rahul’s attack by taking a dig at him, saying, “His voice is not heard by his own party, why should we listen?”

The Congress Vice President attacked Modi during a tour of his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.

“The Prime Minister enthrals audiences in Japan but Rahul Gandhi and Congress have lost their rhythm,” said BJP spokesman Nalin Kohli while responding to the Congress leader’s remark that Modi is “playing drums” in Japan while electricity problem and price rise were hurting people back home.

Referring to Rahul’s attack on Modi over power problems in Uttar Pradesh, Kohli said he should answer why Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav “is not in touch” with Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal.

“As far as power problem is concerned, you (Rahul) were sleeping in Parliament and the UPA government for 10 years was in self-induced coma. It absolved itself of governance and converted the situation from economic prosperity to economic despondency,” he said.

“These problems will be solved as Prime Minister Modi is serving the country, not ruling it,” he said.

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    Ziby
    Sep 5, 2014 at 5:54 am
    Rajiv hi should be content with eating Toffees. That's as far as his intelligence go . Just because he has pale skin, he thinks he can fool India.
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      umesh
      Sep 5, 2014 at 3:00 am
      For 10 Years what was manmohan singh , sonia hi, rahul hi were doing, now they started to talk about modi government,Please ask these people to sit quiet and let modiji perform his duty, he knows what is priority for indian people. he will do it, we indian people have complete trust on him ,
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        S.Gonesh
        Sep 4, 2014 at 3:40 pm
        The Hindus has no choise but to reject the anti-HunduCongress as political party. They are the enemy of Bharat.
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          Dr
          Sep 4, 2014 at 5:38 pm
          This man I mean Rahul has lack of knowledge of every thing and anything. He has no idea what actually happened in an during PM Modiji's visit purely because he was sleeping and he got up with rhythmic drum beating by Modiji. I know the people of India intelligently avoided
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            Guest
            Sep 5, 2014 at 7:22 am
            Why does he even try? It is so embarring watching someone make a fool of himself in public again and again. Just go back to Italy buddy.
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              Rajiv
              Sep 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm
              Shukla ji, I never said I am a blind devotee of anybody. That was your own conclusion. Please tell me how hi is able to keep a check when he himself has zero accomplishments to display. Is that why he is not even the Congress leader in Lok Sabha? Surely you will agree that common people like us, the media and the justice system is scrutinizing sufficiently the government and its policies. If someone of the stature of Modi rises in the opposition, a self made person, someone with a vision to steer the country forward, then I'd be more than glad to have such a credible alternative. However I see no one attaining that stature in the next 5 or 10 years.
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                Rajiv
                Sep 5, 2014 at 7:38 am
                Well hi Baba, first you should know that your Momma was calling the shots for 10 years. You had all the power, money and resources to develop your consuency. What's the use of digging a well now when your house is on fire? People have shown you the door. Now please do us a favour and just fade into oblivion never to come back again in public life.
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                  Rajiv
                  Sep 5, 2014 at 7:41 am
                  You are right Sir. No use taking cover under hi or previous government's pitfalls. I think that 100 days is too early to expect any palpable results. Besides as you know well, Law and Order is a subject of the state government. As long as politicians waste their energies attacking each other, nothing concrete can be achieved.
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                    Ravindra Pathak
                    Sep 4, 2014 at 1:20 pm
                    Yes , appropriate reply to VP UPA . For 10 years sleeping and expecting magical results from NDA govt. They should keep calm and keep eyes open to the gradual development n progress.
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                      S.D
                      Sep 4, 2014 at 10:05 pm
                      The guy is not only short of intelligence, he is short s of wit and humour
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                        M Shukla
                        Sep 5, 2014 at 11:24 am
                        I voted UPA in 2004 and 2009 and voted for Modi in 2014. I opted Modi because he stood out as a strong leader. But why should Rahul fade into oblivion and never come back to public life? I want him to keep a check so that Modi does not drift like him. I dont know why some people have chosen to go blind with devotion. Modi is PM and probably the one the country badly needs but he is human not GOD. I want a democracy in India not a one-man government for eternity.
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                          c.vsankarnarayanan
                          Sep 5, 2014 at 7:10 am
                          well said what was upa doing other gettong busy in making way for more and more scams, with a prime minister dr manmohan mohan singh who was poweless dummy prime ministern in the hand of madam sonia hi,
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                            Sonny Joseph
                            Sep 9, 2014 at 7:41 am
                            My dear Countrymen, We, The People of India, should recognize The Great Blessing that is ours: Unity in Diversity! A BLESSING (in absolute terms) is unconditional by nature; however, Blessings come with awesome responsibilities, which if not met, deprive the recipient(s) of the full benefits to be derived from The Blessings: Yes, we deprive ourselves; and isn't that both unfortunate and shameful?..!! While the Blessing of our FREEDOM allows us to express our views fearlessly, we need to be mindful of the need to be truthfully cautious in its exercise: Foremost (in my opinion), let us remember WE ALL ARE INDIANS; in the light of which, should we not shun any and all caustic comments..? Come to think of it, if we get abusive, do we not digress from the prinl issue (which ends up somewhere and in significantly small measure..what a waste of energy: Agree?) Now, if I may, i would also like to chip in on the subject issue: We need to ENCOURAGE Mr. Rahul hi (whose Father, Late Mr.Rajeev hi was from several indications, himself keenly interested in shaping a modern India) to draw from his limited experience in Politics, and if genuinely interested (OF HIS OWN ACCORD) to be an integral part of the Indian political spectrum, to climb out of the depths of the painful anguish of the election defeat, and structure a "responsible OPPOSITION" (which is the only true 'Guardian' of any real Democracy). For starters, perhaps Mr. Rahul hi will do very well in Graciously Congratulating PM Mr.Modi on his outstandingly successful recently concluded an-trip!..while also standing shoulder to shoulder as a fellow Indian Leader, to give PM Mr.Modi The urance of a resolutely United INDIA during his imminent difficult interactions with The Chinese and American Leaderships. Believe me Mr. Rahul hi: in this, you will only be demonstrating a core Strength, NOT weakness!!...GOD Bless!!!
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                              s s nair
                              Sep 5, 2014 at 3:55 am
                              Better than any reply the BJP should think what they have done against corruption, crimes, communal harmony and inflation. These things are not only affecting Rahul hi or Congress. These were the subject the BJP fought election. Naturally people will question them and not Rahul hi. Whether Rahul hi or any body was sleeping is immaterial. What is important to the people is continuing crime, corruption,law lessness, rape and price rise. The BJP cannot take cover under Rahul hi's sleep in Parliament.
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                                Sunil Mehta
                                Sep 5, 2014 at 2:55 am
                                Rahul hi would be better off taking care of himself and changing his behavior - sleeping when the Parliament was in full session., rather than criticizing Modi or modi govt.
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