Narendra Modi has never lied on his marital status: BJP

Rahul should not make any statement hurriedly before going through the affidavit , said BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: April 11, 2014 4:47 pm

After Rahul Gandhi attacked Narendra Modi over acknowledgement of his marital status, BJP on Friday asked why an issue was being made out of it when the Gujarat Chief Minister has “never lied” on the matter and there was “no aggrieved party”.

“I want to tell Rahul Gandhi that he should read the affidavit carefully. Whatever information he (Modi) is giving are all correct information and he has never lied on this,” BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said here.

In an election meeting, Congress vice-president raised the issue of Modi’s marriage and said while his party made claims of ensuring safety of women, it took several elections for its Prime Ministerial candidate to mention the name of his
wife in the poll affidavit.

Reacting to Gandhi’s statement, she said, “Rahul should not make any statement hurriedly before going through the affidavit.”

When it was pointed out that women groups have also raised the issue of denial of rights to Modi’s wife Jasodabehn for many years, she said, “Let’s ask questions to those women groups. Are they trying to justify child marriage? Here is a
case where both of them have very clearly come out to say what their position is. Modiji’s brother has also explained it.”

She further said “the lady does not feel aggrieved here”.

Taking on women’s groups, he said “where are these women rights groups. Should not they be attending to Mulayam Singh’s comment rather than here where there is no aggrieved party.”

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    Cosur S
    Apr 12, 2014 at 6:31 am
    The media should be pulled up for publishing garbage coming out of the mouths of gutter bugs. It seems to be interested only in attracting more eyeballs than any good of the Country.
    1. S
      Apr 11, 2014 at 12:06 pm
      Rahul Baba has to speak on personal matters of others because he can not speak on inflation, corruption, unemployment, poor economy etc. If he wants to talk about Modiji's personal life then he should tell the nation about the real name of his gfather ( Indira hi's husband) and where from he got the sir name of hi. Shame on Congress to stoop so low to get elected and loot more and more.