Rahul Jinnah ‘more appropriate’ title for Rahul Gandhi: BJP

NEW DELHI: Hitting back at

Rahul Gandhi

for his Savarkar jibe at the BJP, the ruling get together on Saturday claimed a “more correct” identify for the Congress leader is “Rahul Jinnah” as his “Muslim appeasement” politics makes him a deserving legatee of the


‘s founder. Addressing the Congress’ mega “Bharat Bachao Rally” at Ramlila grounds right here, Gandhi experienced rejected the BJP’s desire for an apology for his “rape in India” barb at the Modi govt, saying his title was Rahul Gandhi not Rahul Savarkar, and that he will never ever apologise for speaking the reality.

Veer Savarkar is revered as


icon for the BJP but is accused by its rivals of tendering apologies to the British federal government to protected produced from jail when India was below the colonial rule.

Focusing on Gandhi, BJP spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao mentioned, “The more acceptable identify for you Rahul Gandhi is RAHUL JINNAH. Your Muslim appeasement politics and way of thinking would make you a worthy legatee of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, not Savarkar.”

A different bash spokesperson Sambit Patra explained Rahul Gandhi can hardly ever be ‘Rahul Savarkar’ as Savarkar stood for “patriotism, bravery and sacrifice” although the Congress chief is any individual who spoke what Pakistan mentioned on troubles like the citizenship invoice, Write-up 370 and surgical strikes between other people.

Amit Malviya, the BJP IT cell head, tweeted sarcastically that the former Congress president was proper that he can never ever be Rahul Savarkar.

For at the time Rahul Gandhi is proper. He can by no means be ‘Rahul Savarkar’. Veer Savarkar is a countrywide icon, who has experienced a… https://t.co/BwRuevX7iL

— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) 1576318154000

“For the moment Rahul Gandhi is suitable. He can never be ‘Rahul Savarkar’. Veer Savarkar is a national icon, who has had a civilisational effects on India’s polity and will carry on to be revered for generations to occur. 5 era of Nehru-Gandhi family members won’t be able to measure up to his legacy,” he stated.