BJP slams incident, accuses Rahul Gandhi of ‘cheap politics’
on Monday, During his roadshow in Uttar Pradesh, BJP condemned the incident of a man hurling a shoe at Rahul Gandhi. The Congress leader to seek the advice of a doctor and not do “cheap politics” of putting the blame for everything on RSS and BJP.
The Congress vice president had targeted the RSS-BJP over it, After a shoe was hurled at Gandhi during his roadshow in Sitapur, declaring that he would not be deterred by such actions.
BJP national secretary Shrikant Sharma said, This is the height of your mental bankruptcy. We suggest you seek advice from a good doctor, We strongly condemn the shoe-hurling incident and more strongly condemn your statement of putting the blame for everything on RSS without any basis.
Sharma said BJP condemns the incident and such form of protest was unacceptable to it. He said in a democracy everyone has the right to protest, but there are ways of protesting.
Accusing the Congress leader of playing “cheap politics” Sharma said, We know there is frustration and unease within him. “But the statement that Rahul Gandhi gave after this is shameful.”
We do politics of values and principles. We do not do such cheap politics as you do. We outright reject the allegations made by Rahul Gandhi against us and our family.