Calling the BJP-RSS folks “pretend Hindus”, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that they use faith for his or her profit and take pleasure in its ”dalali (brokerage)”.
Addressing the inspiration day of the All India Mahila Congress in New Delhi, Gandhi mentioned the ideology of the Congress is totally reverse of the BJP-Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and solely one of many two ideologies can rule the nation.
Asserting that Goddess Lakshmi stands for the ability that helps one attain one’s targets and Goddess Durga stands for the ability that protects, the previous Congress chief mentioned whereas his occasion had strengthened these powers when in authorities, the ruling BJP dispensation have diminished these powers.
“Ye kis prakar ke Hindu hain? Ye jhoote Hindu hain. Ye Hindu dharm ka prayog karte hain, ye dharm ki dalali karte hain, magar ye Hindu nahin hain (What sort of Hindus are they? They’re pretend Hindus. They use Hindu faith, they take pleasure in brokerage of faith, however they aren’t Hindus,” Gandhi mentioned attacking the BJP and the RSS.
The previous Congress chief alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “shivers with concern” and on China’s stern look says “nobody has taken our land”.
“They (Chinese language) took hundreds of kilometers of land, however the Prime Minister of India says that nobody took the land. … Entire life is a lie, he has run away from the reality. There is no such thing as a energy,” Gandhi mentioned attacking the prime minister.
The BJP lashed out at Gandhi, accusing him of being “disconnected from the bottom”, after his “pretend Hindus” comment and assault at Modi.
BJP nationwide normal secretary Arun Singh hit out at Gandhi saying that nobody takes him significantly.
“Rahul Gandhi mustn’t make these statements. He’s completely disconnected from the bottom. He has no data. That’s the primary downside,” he informed reporters.
Gandhi mentioned, as a Congress employee, he understands that he can compromise with different ideologies however not with that of the BJP and the RSS.
He mentioned it is very important perceive the distinction between the ideology of the Congress and Mahatma Gandhi, and that of V D Savarkar and Nathuram Godse.
“The BJP-RSS folks say they’re a Hindu occasion. Within the final 100-200 years if anybody has understood the Hindu faith in one of the simplest ways and made it his practise, it’s Mahatma Gandhi. We consider on this and so do the BJP-RSS folks. So, if Mahatma Gandhi understood the Hindu faith and spent his complete life understanding it, then why did the RSS ideology pump three bullets in his chest,” the Congress chief mentioned.
Why did the RSS ideology pump bullets in an individual who is taken into account an instance by the entire world — from Nelson Mandela to Martin Luther King — and is thought to be the most effective instructor of ”Ahimsa” or non-violence, which is the inspiration of the Hindu faith, he mentioned.
Referring to Goddess Lakshmi as an influence that helps one attain one’s targets and Goddess Durga as the ability that protects, Gandhi rhetorically requested that when Prime Minister Modi introduced demonetisation or carry the GST and the farm legal guidelines, had been these powers strengthened. Mahila Congress staff responded by saying the powers had been diminished.
He additionally requested whether or not these powers had been boosted by the Congress when it introduced in insurance policies corresponding to MNREGA and RTI, and ”One Particular person, One Vote”, and the group shouted again that the powers had been strengthened.
Later in a tweet in Hindi, Gandhi mentioned, “Lakshmi’s energy — employment, Durga’s energy — fearlessness, Saraswati’s energy — information. The BJP is busy in snatching these powers from the folks.”
On the Mahila Congress Basis Day it’s “our resolve that we’ll combat to make sure that these powers attain the folks”, he mentioned.
In his tackle on the occasion, Gandhi attacked the BJP, saying they name themselves a Hindu occasion and in the entire nation they “assault Lakshmi and Durga”.
“Wherever they go, they kill Lakshmi or Durga after which say we’re Hindus,” Gandhi alleged.
The previous Congress chief additionally alleged that the organisation of the RSS crushes “ladies energy”, whereas the Congress” organisation provides it a platform.
“Narendra Modi and the RSS didn’t make a girl prime minister, the Congress did. So, for us be it a girl, man, Dalit, adivasi, she or he could also be from Bengal, Haryana or Punjab, they’re all one. We solely see one factor whether or not the particular person will get scared or not, if she or he doesn’t get scared, they’re a Congressi, in the event that they get scared then we have now to make them right into a Congressi,” he mentioned.
Gandhi alleged that the Modi authorities has taken the ability of Goddess Durga and Goddess Lakshmi from the fingers of farmers, labourers and the poor and has given it to three-four folks.
“Right this moment in India, there are 10-15 individuals who have the ability of Durga and Lakshmi, they’re Modi ji’s pals. Ask the poor, go to the homes of farmers, ask if they’ve cash to rejoice Diwali, they may say they don’t have it,” he mentioned.
The facility of Goddess Durga that was there within the fingers of the folks and one may say something and criticise Congress chief ministers and prime ministers has now been taken away, Gandhi mentioned.
The Congress chief alleged that phrases are dictated by the RSS-BJP to universities and he can’t even go to them.
“It’s a must to inform the nation that Narendra Modi has attacked the ability that we name Lakshmi and the ability that we name Durga,” he informed Mahila Congress staff and leaders.
“Don’t combat by deploying hatred, hate will not be our instrument, love is our instrument,” the previous Congress chief asserted.
“The day we present hatred, we might have gotten scared and wouldn’t be Congress individuals,” he added.