An individual born to a foreigner can’t be a patriot, BJP MP Pragya Thakur has mentioned in her newest controversial pronouncement, concentrating on Congress chief Rahul Gandhi with out naming him.
The BJP’s MP from Bhopal questioned the patriotism of each Rahul Gandhi and his mom Sonia Gandhi, the Congress president, in her feedback on Sunday.
“Chanakya had mentioned solely a son of the soil can defend the nation. An individual born to a overseas girl can’t be a patriot,” Pragya Thakur mentioned.
“When you’ve got citizenship of two international locations, how will you have any patriotic emotions,” mentioned the self-claimed “Sadhvi”, attacking the Gandhis.
She additionally mentioned the Congress get together is devoid of ethical, ethics and patriotism.
“Congress ought to look inside. They do not know easy methods to converse. The get together is devoid of ethics, morale, and patriotism,” she mentioned, hitting out on the get together for elevating questions on the federal government’s dealing with of the China disaster.
Italy-born Sonia Gandhi’s overseas origin has typically been the BJP’s polemic in opposition to the Congress get together. Pragya Thakur is the most recent to boost it.
“Pragya has introduced shame to the publish of MP. She was additionally concerned in a case of terrorism. Now she appear to have misplaced her psychological cool. BJP ought to get her handled,” mentioned JP Dhanopia Congress spokesperson in Madhya Pradesh.
A number of BJP leaders have described as “anti-national” the questions raised by the Congress and its leaders because the June 15 Ladakh conflict wherein 20 troopers have been killed within the line of responsibility.
In a pointy assault on Friday, Rahul Gandhi mentioned in a video posted on Twitter: Mr Prime Minister, it’s important to converse the reality. You need to inform the reality to the nation. Do not be afraid. In case you say ‘No land has been taken’ when it truly has, it is going to profit China. We now have to struggle them collectively and kick them out. So it’s important to converse the reality with out being afraid. Say, ‘Sure, China has taken our land and we’re going to take motion.’ Your complete nation is standing with you.”