Active Stocks
Fri May 24 2024 13:50:47
  1. Tata Steel share price
  2. 176.80 0.77%
  1. State Bank Of India share price
  2. 832.60 0.03%
  1. NTPC share price
  2. 376.30 1.07%
  1. ITC share price
  2. 436.50 -1.07%
  1. Power Grid Corporation Of India share price
  2. 320.70 0.30%
Business News/ News / India/  ‘Why so afraid, Mr Prime Minister?’ Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi on Adani again
BackBack

‘Why so afraid, Mr Prime Minister?’ Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi on Adani again

'Why is the public's retirement money being invested in Adani's companies even after 'Modani' is exposed?' Rahul Gandhi asked PM Modi.

New Delhi: Indian Youth Congress workers raise slogans during a protest against the disqualification of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, Monday, March 27, 2023. (PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary) (PTI)Premium
New Delhi: Indian Youth Congress workers raise slogans during a protest against the disqualification of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, Monday, March 27, 2023. (PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary) (PTI)

In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asked the veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader what he was so afraid of. In his latest tweet, Gandhi has targeted PM Modi again on the latter’s alleged connection with billionaire businessman Gautam Adani.

“LIC's capital, to Adani! SBI's capital, to Adani! EPFO's capital too, to Adani! Why is the public's retirement money being invested in Adani's companies even after 'Modani' is exposed? No investigation, no answer! Why so afraid, Mr Prime Minister?" says a translated version of Rahul Gandhi’s latest post on Twitter.

In a reply to Gandhi’s tweet, Telangana Youth Congress tweeted, “First, the Parliament asked Why is the PM desperately trying to save Adani, so it was put on mute! But now the whole nation is asking, why the PM of India trying to save Adani so desperately! Parliament can be muted but not the voice of the nation! (sic)"

Also Read: ‘Modi means corruption’, BJP leader’s tweet goes viral after Rahul Gandhi’s conviction, Lok Sabha disqualification

Then comes Tripura Pradesh Youth Congress’ reply, “No matter how much the BJP tries to subvert the democratic voices in this country. We the people of India shall always stand in defence of constitutional values! We will fight to save democracy!"

On March 27, The Indian Parliament faced disruptions on Monday when members of the opposition Congress party protested against the expulsion of senior opposition figure Rahul Gandhi. Gandhi was stripped of his parliamentary seat on March 24 after having been convicted of defamation in PM Modi's home state of Gujarat.

Also Read: Modi govt doesn’t understand China’s actual threat: Rahul Gandhi

Members of Congress wore black shirts and scarves as a sign of protest, and some even threw paper at the speaker during the proceedings. Following the chaos, Speaker Om Birla adjourned the proceedings till 4 pm.

Birla expressed his desire to run the House with dignity and decorum. "I want to run the House with dignity," he said. "Proceedings of the House are adjourned till 4 pm."

The move by the government to expel Gandhi has been criticised by many, including human rights groups, who have accused the government of suppressing dissent and targeting political opponents. The Opposition has accused the Modi government of using the legal system to silence critics and raised concerns about the state of democracy in India, the world's largest democracy.

You are on Mint! India's #1 news destination (Source: Press Gazette). To learn more about our business coverage and market insights Click Here!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sounak Mukhopadhyay
Sounak, spinning the digital news scene since 2012, crafts trendy articles for LiveMint.
Catch all the Business News, Market News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on Live Mint. Download The Mint News App to get Daily Market Updates.
More Less
Published: 27 Mar 2023, 02:17 PM IST
Next Story footLogo
Recommended For You