New Delhi, July 16 : Congress on Monday launched an all-out attack on the Narendra Modi led government at the centre and the Saffron party, terming Bharatiya Janata Party as the new version of East India Company whose main aim is to ‘divide and rule’.
Attacking PM aggressively, AICC communication department chief Randeep Singh Surjewala said, “Bharatiya Janata Party is the new version of East India Company, whose ideology was to divide and rule and the Saffron party ‘s main aim is to divide and rule.
“Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of being active collaborators with Britishers during the British rule, Surjewala said, “The current regime of India, are in fact, descendants of people who divided India and collaborated with British. Today they are polarising people to satisfy their lust for power.
“Congress has reiterated that the BJP are the descendants of not only non-participants of the freedom movement but also active collaborators of the British.
“BJP has no knowledge of nationalism and Indian culture which represents non-violence, sacrifice and acceptance. Godse’s ideology can never defeat Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology, ” Surjewala said.
The seeds of ‘Divide and rule’ are being sown once again by BJP government
Addressing a press conference , Surjewala said, “Bharatiya Janata Party should know that brotherhood and Harmony has been the culture of India and Modi government instead of uniting the multicultural nation, are sowing seeds of hatred amongst Indian.”
Congress challenges PM Modi
“We challenge Modi to spread hatred in the society and Congress will prevent the poison descending into the country, Indian culture represents non-violence, sacrifice and acceptance. Godse’s ideology can never defeat Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology,” The Congress leader said.
Criticizing PM Modi, Surjewala said, ” PM Modi and BJP leaders are back to dirty tricks by trying to divide Hindus and Muslims to gather votes in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls.
“Listing failures of Modi government, Congress leader said, “In last 50 months, Modi government has failed miserably to keep their promises they had made to the youth on jobs, farmers on MSP, and bringing back black money.”