Rahul cracks whip; suspends Mani Aiyar from Congress

Mani Shankar Aiyar

"But we will live according to our sanskars (values)", Modi said, launching an onslaught against Congress leaders who called him names in the past.

Meanwhile, this was not the first time that Aiyar's remarks would have put Congress in a spot.

Speaking to ANI, Aiyar had said, "Ye aadmi bahut neech kisam ka aadmi hai, is mein koi sabhyata nahi hai, aur aise mauke par is kisam ki gandi rajniti karne ki kya avashyakta hai?"

Referring to PM Modi, he said, "This person is a "Neech Aadmi". Modi and his party, the BJP had used the remarks to their advantage while reminding people that he was being targetted for having a humble background.

Just two days before Gujarat goes to vote, the senior Congress leader called Prime Minister, Narendra Modi "neech".

Terming Mani Shankar Aiyar's "neech aadmi" remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an "insult" to the poor as well as B R Ambedkar, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today claimed the Congress leader had Rahul Gandhi's "approval" to use such derogatory language. We wish them well.

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Earlier Rahul Gandhi had asked him to apologise for his comments, but instead of giving a clear apology, Aiyar tried to defend his comments under the umbrage of not knowing Hindi properly. So now, the "darbaris" (courtiers) of the Nehru-Gandhi family would call our PM "neech" (vile) for asking these questions? We do not have this mindset and want to congratulate them for theirs. Hence, Congress had to face humiliating defeat.

"There is very deplorable and feudal mindset behind this condemnable observation that only a "waris" (heir) of the Gandhi-Nehru family can run this country and only they are capable of doing so", the BJP leader said.

More or less, Rahul has succeeded in his strategy as BJP was also hitting back Congress only on these issue. Modi, who was addressing an election rally here, said Aiyar's comments were an "insult" to Gujarat.

"The Congress party has suspended Mani Shankar Aiyar from the primary membership of the party and served a show cause notice on him", Surjewala tweeted.

Modi was quick to latch on to Aiyar's remarks and had said that the Congress loyalist was proud of his party's 'Aurangzebi Raj (dynastic traditions). "BJP and PM routinely use filthy language to attack the Congress party".

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