Congress leader PC Chacko calls Gandhis 'first family of India', provides fresh ammo to BJP's dynasty argument
Congress leader PC Chacko, while referring to the Gandhi family as India's first family, said that the country is obliged to them and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a negative opinion about them.
Prime Minister Modi has a kind of a negative opinion about the first family of India, Chacko said
Chacko also claimed that Prime Minister Modi is not aware of India's history
The Congress leader also asserted that Rahul Gandhi will become the next Prime Minister of India
New Delhi: Congress leader PC Chacko, while referring to the Gandhi family as India's "first family", opined that the country is obliged to them.
Speaking to ANI, Chacko on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a negative opinion regarding India's first family.
"Prime Minister Modi has a kind of a negative opinion about the first family of India, the first family of India is truly the first family of India. India is obliged to them..," Chacko said.
"The Prime Minister was speaking about India's adventure in space. The fact is, India is India today because of the planning and leadership of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru,” he said.
Chacko also claimed that Prime Minister Modi is not aware of India's history.
"When India became free, what was the situation? (Narendra) Modi doesn't know history. India was made self-sufficient through the green revolution, white revolution. Everything happened during Pandit ji's time (Nehru). Pandit ji's contribution and (Gandhi) family's contribution cannot be erased.”
The Congress leader also asserted that his party's president Rahul Gandhi will become the next Prime Minister of India. "Mr Narendra Modi will see to that," he added.
BJP leaders hit back at the Congress leader and said that Gandhi should get out of social media and work on the ground and should speak to CMs of Congress-ruled states about alleged irregularities in COVID vaccination programme
The Congress leader's appeal comes days after the Indian Medical Association reported 594 deaths of doctors due to COVID-19
The Congress veteran said the top leadership should make a proper assessment of leaders in the party, asserting that 'one cannot make people leaders when they do not deserve it'