BJP, RSS ideology is toxic, says Mallikarjun Kharge
He stated BJP was neither respecting the Constitution nor the concept of democracy by following divisive politics to safe in numerous States.
Leader of the Opposition within the Rajya Sabha M. Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday termed the ideology of the RSS and the BJP “poisonous” and remarked that folks would die quickly in the event that they consumed it.
Speaking after collaborating in a perform held to mark the delivery anniversary of Dalit chief Jagjivan Ram on the Congress workplace right here, he stated, “The RSS and BJP are like poison. If you taste them, you will die.” He appealed to folks to not help the BJP within the coming byelections in Karnataka and within the Assembly elections in different States.
The Congress chief stated the saffron get together was neither respecting the Constitution nor the concept of democracy by following divisive politics to safe in numerous States.
On Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to to Bangladesh, Mr. Kharge stated Mr. Modi went to Bangladesh and “told lies about his participation in the freedom struggle” of that nation. “He should have also said that he participated in the freedom struggle of India,” Mr. Kharge scoffed.
In Bangladesh, Mr. Modi had stated, “I must have been 20 or 22 years old when my colleagues and I took part in a satyagraha for the freedom of the people of Bangladesh. I tell this to the people of Bangladesh with great pride.”
Mr. Kharge alleged that the Prime Minister and the BJP had sidelined leaders corresponding to L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi citing their age of over 75, however had now fielded E. Sreedharan, who is over 85, within the Assembly elections in Kerala. “Why does the BJP follow different policies for different persons?” he requested.
Senior leaders took half within the perform and paid floral tribute to the Dalit chief.