BJP never commented on Nehru’s sherwani: Hussain

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi's 'suit-boot ki sarkar' comment BJP said such criticism shows that Congress has become "direction-less" and it had never commented on the clothes Nehru chose to wear.

By: Press Trust of India | Mumbai | Updated: May 30, 2015 8:18 pm
BJP, congress, Rahul Gandhi, bjp news, Rahul Gandhi news, Shahnawaz Hussain , Bjp's reply to congress, Rahul-BJP arguement, hussain comments on congress, Politics news, india news (From left) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Begum Mohammad Ali, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Governor General Ghulam Mohammad, Mohammad Ali and Indian High Commission in Pakistan, Dr Mohan Sinha Mehta in Karachi, in July 1953

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi over his “suit-boot ki sarkar” jibe, BJP on Saturday said such criticism shows that Congress has become “direction-less” even as it claimed that it had never commented on the clothes which former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru chose to wear.

“Congress has become direction-less now. In the last ten years I have never seen his (Rahul’s) speech in the Parliament lasting more than 10 minutes. But he has replenished his energies after coming back from Bangkok.

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They have now directed their energies towards misleading people. When you have no issue to comment on, you start commenting on people’s clothes,” BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said here.

“Congress is trying to mislead the people by commenting on Prime Minister’s clothes. Did we ever speak about the kind of sherwani Jawaharlal Nehru wore? We also did never discuss the clothes Congress president wears,” he said.

“Whether the Congress wants or not, the country would progress,”

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  1. Haradhan Mandal
    May 30, 2015 at 10:08 pm
    BJP was not yet born to comment on Pt. Nehru and his dress. BJP was born out of "Ram Mandir' agitation and Lal Krishna Advani may be called as the 'Father' Of BJP. But BJP has conveniently forgotten both! BJP is welcome to comment on both Lal Krishna Advani ji and Ram Mandir!
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      josh
      May 30, 2015 at 9:05 pm
      Rahul never commented on Modi's apparels. Hussain is misleading and confusing the people. "suit-boot ki sarkar" is a phrase used by poor villagers to denote the elite cl (here the corporates and crony capitalists). The Central Govt. should provide decent compensation for the land and should not through them away to the street as done in China or by crony capitalists who wants to make huge profit by flip of a finger.
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        shankar
        May 31, 2015 at 2:30 am
        Arey gnana shoonya he is commenting about the governments lenience and out of the way support for the rich. If modi wants to wear monogrammed suits that will make the poor farmers feel proud then that is to his credit or problem. If modi is accepting that he is openly supporting the rich that is where we the people of india feel hurt. Talk about things of relevance to the people. Dont be concentrating all the time how to win modi's heart. No matter what you do they will never fully trust you
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          Mohan
          May 30, 2015 at 8:35 pm
          Nehru wore sherwani because that was the dress of his true ancestors-- read Mirganj's stigma hangs heavy over Nehru's birthplace. The rented house in which the country's first Prime Minister was born no longer exists -- THE HINDU dated 16th Nov 2013 page 20. THE HINDU had also clarified that Mirganj was a red light area of Allahabad
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            Saeed
            May 31, 2015 at 12:42 pm
            BJP Does not Want To talk of their achievements but criticism past rulers, wasting time , NOW ALL R GONE U R selected Elected By People on the promises U made Talk about that what U Accomplished , 15 lacs in Bank Price reduction, Woman Safety, Only talks
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