Congress chief Kapil Sibal on Tuesday hit again at Union minister Prakash Javadekar for his assault on Rahul Gandhi and mentioned the surroundings minister ought to cease polluting the nation’s politics together with his harsh phrases and as a substitute deal with higher governance.
Mr Sibal mentioned the BJP doesn’t know the way to govern however is aware of the way to assault and use harsh phrases.
“Mr Javadekar, why are you inflicting air pollution within the nation’s politics. Being the surroundings minister, you need to be stopping air pollution, however in every assertion you’re utilizing harsh phrases. As a substitute of criticising Rahul ji, it is best to sort out the challenges the nation is dealing with presently within the instances of the (coronavirus) pandemic,” Mr Sibal mentioned in a video message.
Concerning the Shaheen Bagh protest towards the Citizenship Modification Act, Mr Sibal mentioned, “You talked about Shaheen Bagh the place there have been studies of police, which is beneath your authorities, breaking CCTV cameras.”
He mentioned there have been petitions earlier than the excessive courtroom that claimed investigation into the Delhi riots was not finished correctly and added it might be higher if Javadekar did not discuss this stuff.
“So far as China is anxious, I recommend that you just inform the reality and actuality to the nation. The prime minister mentioned that the pandemic could be over in 21 days just like the Mahabharata resulted in 18 days. However, it didn’t and the 21 days are but not over. As a substitute of talking about different issues, it is best to focus extra on the issues earlier than the nation,” the previous Union minister mentioned.
On China, Mr Sibal mentioned Chinese language President Xi Jinping is saying that they haven’t occupied any Indian land and the prime minister is saying the identical on June 19 in an all-party assembly.
“However, your overseas and defence ministers are negating this and saying one thing else. The issue is that in your authorities we have no idea who’s telling the reality. However, it is best to at the very least inform the reality to the nation,” he mentioned.
The Congress chief instructed Mr Javadekar that he was conscious in regards to the state of Indian financial system and will deal with it as a substitute.
He mentioned everybody desires the pandemic to finish and it’s good that work on this path is underway however the authorities ought to have taken a call to cease all flights in February, which it didn’t take.
“The issue is that you just truly have no idea the way to govern. You solely know the way to assault and use such phrases which don’t behove both you or your authorities,” Mr Sibal mentioned.
Earlier, whereas taking a swipe at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over his tweets attacking the central authorities, Mr Javadekar mentioned the Congress will change into a “occasion of tweets” as it’s doing no work amongst folks and is “dropping” one chief after one other.
Hitting again at Mr Gandhi, he mentioned the anti-CAA Shaheen Bagh protests and Delhi riots had been the Congress’s “achievements” in February adopted by desertion of Jyotiraditya Scindia and lack of energy in Madhya Pradesh in March, and “incitement” of migrants in April.
Mr Javadekar mentioned Might marked the sixth anniversary of the Congress”s lack of energy on the Centre whereas the occasion “advocated” for China in June after which it was “completed” in Rajasthan in July.
“Rahul Gandhi is tweeting every day. It appears the Congress will change into a celebration of tweets as they’re doing no work among the many folks and dropping one chief after one other. A pissed off and depressed occasion is making an attempt to launch all kinds of assaults on the federal government,” Mr Javadekar instructed reporters.
Taking a dig on the Modi authorities, Mr Gandhi had earlier listed the alleged try to topple his occasion’s authorities in Rajasthan and the “Namaste Trump” occasion as among the many Centre’s “achievements” within the COVID-19 period.
“Achievements of the federal government within the COVID-era: February — Namaste Trump, March — toppling the federal government in Madhya Pradesh, April — making folks gentle candles, Might — authorities”s sixth anniversary, June — Bihar digital rally, July — Try to topple the federal government in Rajasthan,” Mr Gandhi mentioned in a tweet.
Hitting again, Mr Javadekar mentioned, “Individuals are standing with PM Modi. The Congress has change into helpless,” he mentioned.