Congress fact-checks Modi’s Dalit jibe about Sitaram Kesri, says PM acquired it unsuitable; backward class chief was OBC
Manish Tewari, the celebration’s nationwide spokesperson tweeted, “Kesri was a Bania OBC from Bihar and never a DALIT. Nevertheless, when has the prime minister allowed information or fact to face in the way in which?” He added that Kesri had been handled with “due respect by every person”, and mentioned the prime minister was “misinformed”.
Cong Pres Sita Ram Kesri was handled with due respect by one and https://t.co/h5Oa801hCM somebody who was concerned along with his authorized issues btw 1996-1998 I can say it on authority. Had spent many hours with him after he resigned from AICC President. You might be misinformed @narendramodi https://t.co/qnccyR3cB2
— Manish Tewari (@ManishTewari) November 18, 2018
On Sunday, Modi hit out on the Congress and claimed that Kesri was not allowed to complete his term as Congress president and was “thrown out of workplace” to make manner for Sonia Gandhi.
Addressing a rally in Mahasamund district on the final day of campaigning for the second and remaining part of the Chhattisgarh Meeting polls, Modi mentioned 4 generations of a household dominated the nation and “benefitted from being in energy”, however the nation didn’t profit from their rule.
“The nation is aware of that Sitaram Kesri, a Dalit, was not allowed to finish his five-year-term because the Congress president. He was thrown out of workplace and to the footpath to make manner for Sonia Gandhi as the brand new celebration chief,” Modi mentioned.
“Earlier, Delhi had a remote-controlled authorities. The distant was within the palms of a household, which was afraid of the BJP,” Modi mentioned, concentrating on the Congress and the Gandhis. He additionally challenged the Congress to pick out somebody “succesful” as its president, who didn’t belong to “that one household”.
With inputs from businesses