Varun should read the Gita properly, says Priyanka Gandhi

Varun should read the Gita properly, says Priyanka Gandhi
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Mar 23 2009. 02 51 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Mar 23 2009. 02 51 PM IST
Rae Bareli: Attacking her cousin Varun Gandhi for his anti-Muslim speeches, Priyanka Gandhi on Monday said his utterances were against the principles of the Gandhi family and advised him to read the Gita properly.
“It is really very sad to see him (Varun) saying all this on television,” she told reporters here.
“Varun must read the Gita first before talking about its preachings,” Priyanka, who is on a two-day tour of her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s consituency, said.
She said his speech at a rally in Pilibhit was against the principles of the Gandhi family.
“Whatever Varun said was definitely against the principles of the Gandhi family for which they lived and died,” Priyanka said.
On the Lalu-Paswan episode in Bihar, Priyanka said everything will become clear after the elections.
Replying to questions, Priyanka said she had no plans of entering politics.
Asked whether she would campaign for other party candidates, she said she would canvass only for her mother Sonia and her brother Rahul.
Regarding her meetings with party workers in Bachrawan, Priyanka said she had advised them to follow the model code of conduct in letter and spirit.
“I told them that the model code of conduct is very important for democracy and they should adhere by it,” she added.
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First Published: Mon, Mar 23 2009. 02 51 PM IST