PATNA: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday dismissed claims that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s conviction and subsequent disqualification in a defamation case was linked to raising the issue of tribal groups. Is.
Prasad said that Rahul Gandhi had made derogatory remarks in 2019. Speaking to reporters just after Gandhi’s press conference in Delhi, Prasad also alleged that the Congress immediately stayed the verdict against Gandhi’s conviction by a Gujarat court to capitalize on the issue in the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections. Was given I didn’t involve my lawyers.
The former Union minister also alleged that Gandhi’s remarks about Modi’s surname were “critical rather than derogatory remarks, which led to the defamation suit.” Prasad claimed that the Congress leader had “insulted the OBCs, an issue that the BJP will vigorously raise across the country.”
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