New Delhi, July 15: The Congress hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting it over minority appeasement, Senior leader Anand Sharma said the “sick mindset of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an issue of national concern.”
Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming the party works only for the interests of Muslim men,Sharma said, “Calling the Congress party a ‘Muslim party’ is not befitting of a Prime Minister
Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, senior Congress leader said: “This sick mindset of his (Modi) is an issue of national concern, the PM gives out statements which are wrong as per history and facts.”
Anand Sharma reminded Modi, saying “PM is for entire India and not only BJP. His main political rival, Congress party has led nationalist movements and struggle for freedom. Calling the party a ‘Muslim party’ is not befitting of a PM. He has less knowledge of history. He writes his own history.”
Asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to brush up his knowledge of history, the Congress leader said, “PM Narendra Modi has no knowledge of history, with his statements, the PM not only disrespects history but also undermines the achievements of India. This sick mindset of his is an issue of national concern, the PM gives out statements which are wrong as per history and facts.”
Sharma said Modi will have to be reminded that presidents of the party were Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel, Lala Lajpat Rai, Maulana Azad.
In a sarcastic attack, Sharma said , ” It will be better if PM Modi keeps a list of Congress Presidents in his office. Maybe then he will leave his habit of giving wrong statements”
PM Modi, during a public event in Azamgarh on Saturday, targeted the Congress over its opposition to the Triple Talaq bill and questioned if the party only belonged to Muslim men?