No-confidence motion: Rahul Gandhi dubs Narendra Modi's speech as 'weak', former Congress chief Sonia calls it 'old rhetoric'
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha 'weak', while former party chief Sonia Gandhi dubbed it as 'old rhetoric'.
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha "weak", while former party chief Sonia Gandhi dubbed it as "old rhetoric".
Modi, in his speech, had said the Congress party had misused the no-confidence motions to spread instability in the country to ensure that the Gandhi family remains in power.
When asked about how was the prime minister's speech while he was coming out out of Parliament, Rahul Gandhi said it was "weak".
Sonia Gandhi told reporters outside Parliament that the prime minister's speech was "old rhetoric".
Mocking the Congress president, Modi, in his speech, said it was a fact that he cannot see eye-to-eye with Rahul Gandhi.
"You are 'naamdaar' (dynast), I am 'kaamdar' (worker). I cannot dare to see eye-to-eye with you," he told the Congress chief on his remark that he cannot look in the Congress leader's eyes.
On Thursday last week, Gehlot had met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the long-pending demand. After the meeting, he had said the party's top leadership will decide on it
The West Bengal chief minister is likely to press for her long-standing demand to clear dues of the state and raise objection to the Centre's decision to increase the jurisdiction of the BSF
The Mamata Banerjee-led party, however, said it would cooperate with other opposition camps on various issues concerning people's interest