Modi, Shah ‘Migrants’ in Delhi, Says Cong’s Adhir Ranjan, Irks BJP
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday, 1 December raked up a political storm as he called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah “ghuspaithiye” (infiltrators) and migrants in Delhi.
Chowdhury made the comments while speaking to ANI over the citizenship Amendment Bill of the Modi government.
“As you can see, the introduction of the Citizenship Amendment Bill has made trouble for the BJP in West Bengal and it is only going too create more trouble for them in the future,” he said.
Further saying that NRC have only created fear in the minds of people, especially the poor, Chowdhury said that the only motive of the BJP is to drive Muslims out of the country.
‘Stupidity,’ Says BJP, Demands Apology from Congress
Chowdhury’s comments drew sharp criticism from the ruling party.
BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao said that Chowdhury needs “urgent treatment.”
“The statement of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, calling them illegal immigrants is the height of his stupidity,” Rao told ANI.
“For this statement, we demand an apology from the Congress party, its chief Sonia Gandhi and leader Rahul Gandhi. We also want clear directions to be given to Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to stop making irresponsible comments about India's leadership and send him to hospital for treatment,” he added.
Senior BJP leader Nalin Kohli too said that Congress must apologise for his remarks.
The BJP leader said that this kind of language displays the mindset of the Congress party.
“This institution (government) under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become that of a Pradhan Sevak. A government with an agenda of ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas’,” he said.
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