RAHUL LAUNCHES ATTACK ON MODI, DARES THE PM TO PROBE, JAIL HIM
NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, accusing him of throwing muck at him and his family through his cronies and dared the BJP-led government to put him in jail if found guilty of any wrongdoing.
Although the combative opposition leader did not name anyone or any specific allegation, the reference was widely seen as a rebuttal of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s accusation a few days ago that Gandhi had declared himself a British citizen in documents submitted to authorities in London.
“I want to say one thing, Modiji, you have got agencies. Set them after me. Show your 56-inch chest. Get investigations done. If you find anything in six months, put me in jail,” he said at a Youth Congress national convention.
The Amethi MP’s remarks came after his party rubbished the charges and released the documents submitted to British authorities in which Gandhi identified himself as a citizen of India. “Stop all this — the muck that you are throwing at me, at my family through your cronies. You are not in opposition, you are in government now,” Gandhi said.
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