Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar, at an occasion on Monday, November 27, drew parallels between Mahatma Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, describing the previous “mahapurush” (nice man) of the final century and the latter “yugpurush” (man of the century).
“I want to inform you one factor. The mahapurush of final century was Mahatma Gandhi. Narendra Modi is the yugpurush of this century,” he mentioned throughout his handle at an occasion devoted to Jain mystic and thinker Shrimad Rajchandraji.
“Mahatma Gandhi freed us from the slavery of the British with fact and non-violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put the nation on the trail of progress on which we all the time needed to see,” he added.
The Vice President additional mentioned that each Mahatma Gandhi and PM Modi have one factor in widespread and that’s they mirrored the spirit and teachings of Shrimad Rajchandraji.
His assertion drew criticism from Congress chief Manickam Tagore who mentioned it was “shameful” to check Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Mahatma Gandhi.
“When you evaluate with Mahatma it is shameful Sir, everyone knows there’s a restrict to sycophancy now you might have crossed that restrict, and to be in your chair and place and to be a sycophant doesn’t add worth Sir,” Tagore wrote on X (previously Twitter).
Bahujan Samaj Get together MP Danish Ali additionally reacted to Dhankhar’s remarks. “At the moment @VPIndia mentioned that the good man of the final century was Mahatma Gandhi, the good man of this century is Narendra Modi! I want to ask the Vice President as to what new period has been began in Parliament by permitting an MP from the Prime Minister’s celebration to make use of abusive language in opposition to a specific neighborhood,” he wrote.
His assertion was in reference to the BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri’s objectionable remarks in opposition to the BSP chief within the Lok Sabha in September throughout a dialogue on the Chandrayaan-3 mission.
In the meantime, the Vice President additionally spoke concerning the significance of unity in opposition to forces that resist India’s progress, emphasising the nation’s historical civilization that dates again over 5,000 years.
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