in a speech at the un General assembly on September 23, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj cited the iits and iims as the country’s achievements. To this, congress vice president Rahul Gandhi thanked the external affairs minister for acknowledging his party’s contribution to the country. The first IIT (Kharagpur) was set up by Jawaharlal nehru. “Sushma-ji, thank you for finally recognising congress governments’ great vision and legacy of setting up iits and iims,” Gandhi tweeted. in response to the tweet, a BJP spokesperson asked him to “grow up”.