“My child has actually simply wed a Gujarati, Narendra Modi ji. We have nothing however love for your state and its individuals,” Tharoor stated in a tweet.
@narendramodi My son has just married a Gujarati, @narendramodi ji. We have nothing however love for your state & its individuals.– Shashi Tharoor(@ShashiTharoor) 1508175791000 Tharoor’s kid Ishaan, a foreign affairs witer at the Washington Post, recently connected the knot with fellow journalist Bhumika Dave in the US.
The Congress MP’s riposte was available in action to the intense salvos directed versus his party by PM Modi at a saffron rally in poll-bound Gujarat.
Implicating the Congress of being anti-Gujarat, the Prime Minister declared the party had not done anything for the state’s advancement in the last 70 years and had also slighted popular Gujarati leaders.
“Gujarat has actually been an eyesore for the party and the household. I will not repeat exactly what they did to Sardar Patel, his daughter Maniben and Morarji Desai,”he stated at a ‘Gujarat Gaurav Sammelan’ in Gandhinagar on Monday.
The BJP and Congress have actually been participated in war of words ahead of the high-octane electoral battle for Gujarat where the saffron celebration holds sway. While the BJP has actually been rattling its sabre of advancement, Congress has actually presented the ‘Vikas gando thayo che (development has actually gone crazy)’ campaign on social networks and at public meetings to run down the ruling party’s advancement slab.
PM Modi, who has actually been predicted as ‘vikas purush’ by his advocates, likewise dared Congress to combat elections on the development agenda.
“I had expected them to eliminate this election on the issue of development, but they are refraining from doing that. Now they have actually decided to belittle Gujarat’s development,” he jibed.