BJP leader Sushil Modi slams Priyanka Gandhi over Robert Vadra; says Congress celebrating induction of ‘woman with tainted life partner’


Patna: Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi launched a vitriolic assault on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday, a day after she entered lively politics, saying the Congress was feeling joyful “over the induction of a woman with a tainted life partner”.

In a tweet, the senior BJP chief additionally scoffed at Priyanka Gandhi’s resemblance along with her grandmother and former prime minister Indira Gandhi.

File image of Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi. PTI

File picture of Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi. PTI

“If a person could become as capable as someone else merely by resembling him or her, by now we would have had many more Virat Kohlis and Amitabh Bachchans. Duplicates do not work in politics. Priyanka might resemble Indira, but there is a big difference,” Modi mentioned.

He additionally in contrast Priyanka Gandhi’s husband and businessman Robert Vadra with Indira Gandhi’s partner Firoz Gandhi.

The deputy chief minister mentioned Firoz Gandhi was an excellent orator and an upright parliamentarian “who had the guts to speak against his powerful father-in-law”, Jawaharlal Nehru.

“Priyanka’s businessman husband’s irregular land transactions are spread across two states and he is facing probes. If the Congress wants to exult over the induction of a woman with a tainted life partner, it is most welcome to do so,” Modi mentioned.

Earlier, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a perform, he had claimed that Priyanka Gandhi’s induction into the Congress was aimed toward “threatening the SP-BSP alliance”.

Priyanka Gandhi formally entered politics on Wednesday along with her brother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi appointing her as basic secretary for Uttar Pradesh East.

Modi mentioned her appointment would carry the alleged corruption scandals in opposition to Robert Vadra onto the “centre-stage”, which might profit the NDA.

“The BJP is not at all worried. Why should it be when her entry is only going to help us. The Congress has brought in Priyanka with a view to threaten the SP-BSP alliance, with the possibility of a split in their votes. It is a desperate attempt to make Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati rethink their strategy,” he mentioned.

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