Gandhi vs Gandhi: Priyanka slams Varun, says Lok Sabha poll not a family tea party

Priyanka said she was 'not upset' over the leak of the video in which she had spoken about Varun and maintained that those were her views.

By: Press Trust of India | Amethi | Updated: April 15, 2014 7:59 pm

varungandhi-priynakagandhiPriyanka Gandhi on Tuesday fired yet another salvo at her cousin Varun Gandhi, saying the Lok Sabha elections is “an ideological war and not a family tea party”.

Even as Varun hit back at her for her remarks that he has gone “astray” and should be shown the right path, Priyanka said she would not have forgiven her child if he had did something like this.

She was apparently referring to Varun contesting on a BJP ticket in the elections.

“This is not a family tea party. It is an ideological war. Would not have forgiven my child, if he did something like this,” she told reporters on a day Varun filed papers as BJP candidate from Sultanpur adjacent to Amethi Parliamentary seat represented by Rahul Gandhi.

Priyanka said she was “not upset” over the leak of the video in which she had spoken about Varun and maintained that those were her views.

She said she did not speak to Varun after her remarks were leaked.

Varun today hit back at Priyanka, suggesting that she crossed the “lakshman rekha of decency” with her remarks that he has gone “astray” and stressed that his “decency and large-heartedness” should not be construed as a weakness by anyone.

Asked about the BJP attack on Congress President Sonia Gandhi for her appeal to people, Priyanka said, “That’s because they don’t like what she says and it is very clear, what the election is, as it is the fight for the heart of India and they don’t like to hear that.”

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First Published on: April 15, 2014 2:24 pm
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    CMVikram
    Apr 16, 2014 at 1:48 pm
    Pryanka tells Varun 'Lok sabha poll is not a family tea party'. But Congress party is a family property. To her India is their family property. Oh, what a fake woman. Why does not she go home and ask her husband to stop steeling from Indian people.
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      Thondu
      Apr 15, 2014 at 10:50 am
      For Congress poll is a dynastic policy and not family tea party. Dynastic ideology will help them to come to power and loot the nation helping men close to them.
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        swamy nk
        Apr 15, 2014 at 10:50 am
        Priyanka Vadhra's so called charisma is the creation of our over active media.She is half Italian and remaining Indian!Why is she silent when her husband goes on a loot spree grabbing lands all over for a song?Let her not wash their family's dirty linen in public.Let her campaign for Rahul and ensure he gets his deposit back.
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