Siddaramaiah hits out at Narendra Modi for his jibe at Rahul Gandhi 'using name of dyslexic people'

  • During a video interaction, a girl Sunday sought to know from Modi the measures taken by the Centre to benefit dyslexic children

  • Modi asked the student whether the scheme for dyslexic people she was talking about would benefit a 40 or 50-year-old child

  • Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao also hit out at Modi for the reported jibe

Bengaluru: Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his purported political potshot at Congress president Rahul Gandhi while answering a question by a student on dyslexia.

 Siddaramaiah hits out at Narendra Modi for his jibe at Rahul Gandhi using name of dyslexic people

File image of former Karnataka chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah. Twitter/@siddaramaiah

Targeting Modi, Siddaramaiah tweeted: "Just came across a video of Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking political potshots using the name of dyslexic people. Shame on you Modi!! You just can't go below this. Your insensitivity can't be washed away by dipping in any river. They may be slow in learning but not heartless like you."

Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao also hit out at Modi for the reported jibe.

Posting a video of the prime minister making that comment, Rao tweeted Sunday, "If there was ever a classless crude Prime Minister India has seen, here's one. Yuck!"

During a video interaction, a girl Sunday sought to know from Modi the measures taken by the government to benefit dyslexic children.
Before she even finished her question, the prime minister made a comment purported to be a political jibe at Rahul Gandhi.

Modi asked the student whether the scheme for dyslexic people she was talking about would benefit a 40 or 50-year-old child. He then said the mother of such children would be very much happy.

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Updated Date: Mar 04, 2019 15:50:52 IST