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Business News/ Elections / Assembly Elections/  Madhya Pradesh Elections 2023: Priyanka Gandhi likens PM Modi to Salman Khan in Tere Naam, says ‘Rote hi rehte hain’
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Madhya Pradesh Elections 2023: Priyanka Gandhi likens PM Modi to Salman Khan in Tere Naam, says ‘Rote hi rehte hain’

Addressing a public meeting in Madhya Pradesh's Datia, Priyanka said that the PM keeps crying every time like Salman Khan in the movie 'Tere Naam'.

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a public meeting for Assembly polls in Datia, Madhya Pradesh, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. (PTI)Premium
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a public meeting for Assembly polls in Datia, Madhya Pradesh, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. (PTI)

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra drew a parallel of him and Salman Khan's character in the ‘Tere Naam’ movie. It seems like the Prime Minister keeps crying, there should be a biopic on him titled ‘Mere Naam’, said Priyanka Gandhi while addressing a public meeting in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh.

"What to say about Modi ji...He keeps crying (Rote hi rehte hain). In the movie 'Tere Naam', Salman Khan was crying from beginning to end. Similarly, Modi Ji keeps crying every time. A movie on him should also be made with the title 'Mere Naam'," Priyanka Gandhi said in Datia on Wednesday.

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She declared Prime Minister Narendra Modi the only PM of the country who is permanently troubled by his own pain.

"Narendra Modi is the first PM of India who is always in pain with his own problems. He went to Karnataka with a list and said that this much of abusive language used against him; he came here and said the same," the Congress leader added.

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‘BJP government working only for big industrialists,' says Priyanka Gandhi

While addressing the rally, Priyanka Gandhi, also remembered her father and the former Prime Minister of India. She said that the people of Amethi used to scold him (Rajiv Gandhi) and used to tell him on his face “'Rajiv bhaiya, we will give you love but if you don't fix our roads then we won't vote for you."  

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"He was the PM but he never used to get angry or scold them, he used to bow his head and say 'I have given the order but it is taking time'...this is the tradition of our country, our ancestors fought for freedom so that the people can have ultimate power and wealth," Priyanka said.

She also said that if her party came into power, the state government would waive off the farm loans and conduct a caste-wise census.

"If we (Congress) form government in Madhya Pradesh, we will waive off the farm loans and conduct a caste-wise census, among many other things," she said.

Priyanka Gandhi also accused the BJP government of working only for big industrialists. She alleged the Modi government of waiving off thousands of crores of rupees of Gautam Adani. 

"What could be bigger corruption than that you have taken the country's wealth and put it in the hands of an industrialist," she said.

A day ago, the Election Commission of India, issued a show-cause notice to Priyanka for a similar remark against the PM. The ECI has asked the Congress leader to explain the statement by November 16 by 8 pm and to give reasons for why no action should be taken against her for the violation of the model code of conduct (MCC).

A total of five states will vote for their next state government this month. In Madhya Pradesh, voting will be held on November 17. The counting of votes will take place on December 3.

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Published: 15 Nov 2023, 05:40 PM IST
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