The BJP on Thursday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi, with varied union ministers tweeting a video from the Congress chief’s press convention through which senior occasion chief Jairam Ramesh is seen correcting him.
The 25-second-long video, reveals Mr Gandhi telling reporters, “Sadly, I’m a Member of Parliament”, after which Mr Ramesh leans over and advises the Congress chief that his remarks will be changed into a “joke”.
“Sadly, I’m a Member of Parliament – they will make a joke,” Mr Ramesh tells Mr Gandhi.
Rahul Gandhi then proceeds to corrects himself: “See, I need to make it clear, sadly for you, I’m a Member of Parliament.”
Commerce and Trade Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted the video, throwing shade at Mr Gandhi. “Sadly, we’re perplexed…” he wrote.
Sadly, we’re perplexed… pic.twitter.com/YZVk7mrlRt
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) March 16, 2023
One other union minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, too tweeted the video, calling it “Really unlucky”.
Really unlucky 🤐 pic.twitter.com/A7fEBQ4PHP
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) March 16, 2023
The BJP’s Amit Malviya requested if Jairam Ramesh is the “official nanny of Rahul Gandhi.”
Mr Ramesh was fast to hit again with a jab of his personal. “We communicate freely to the media with out teleprompters,” he tweeted.
The RW system is having a discipline day with my declaring to @RahulGandhi that his assertion’s assemble can be distorted by BJP’s pretend information machine. He clarified immediately. We communicate freely to the media with out teleprompters. That is one other try and distract from Modani rip-off.
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) March 16, 2023
Rahul Gandhi finds himself below immense fireplace from the BJP over his feedback in London, with a minimum of 4 Union Ministers demanding his apology in and outdoors parliament. At a lecture at Cambridge College, the Congress MP stated the Indian democracy is below strain and opposition voices are being stifled.
The Congress chief stated the row over his London remarks was “only a distraction” from the questions he had raised in his speech in parliament final month. “I’ve a elementary query about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s relationship with Gautam Adani. The federal government and the PM are scared concerning the Adani subject, due to this fact this whole controversy has been ready,” he stated.
The Congress and different opposition events have accused the ruling BJP of making an attempt to deflect consideration from the Adani-Hindenburg row and ducking calls for for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to research the allegations of Hindenburg towards the Adani Group. The Adani Group has strongly denied allegations of inventory fraud and share value manipulation.
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