Congress spokesman essay row: Terms used to report Nehru, Sonia Gandhi borrowed from RSS dictionary, says party

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Mumbai: City section Congress arch Sanjay Nirupam on Monday came underneath heated critique from his celebration over articles in a Congress spokesman slamming Jawaharlal Nehru and Sonia Gandhi’s father, with a comparison personality claiming that vernacular used in a write-ups was borrowed from a “RSS dictionary”.

Congress boss Sonia Gandhi. APCongress boss Sonia Gandhi. AP

Congress boss Sonia Gandhi. AP

Accusing Nirupam, a biography editor, of brining “disgrace” to a celebration on a arise of a 131st Foundation Day, former apportion Naseem Khan demanded his ouster from a post even as Shiv Sena and BJP latched onto a miss and ridiculed a city section chief.

“The kind of vernacular used in compiling a articles was subsequent from a compendium of RSS. we direct comparison celebration leaders to take this emanate really severely and control a fact exploration by relieving (Sanjay) Nirupam from a post,” pronounced Khan who had reason several critical portfolios in a prior Congress-led governments.

While one essay in Hindi biography ‘Congress Darshan’ questioned Nehru’s China policy, another called Congress boss Sonia Gandhi’s father a “fascist soldier”, withdrawal a celebration red-faced.

Meanwhile, Nirupam apologised over a emanate and sacked a editorial calm in-charge Sudhir Joshi on Monday.

Taking potshots during a Congress, BJP’s Madhav Bhandari pronounced a write-ups contained zero new and that “the law we have been indicating during has now come out”.

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“Whatever we and all other antithesis parties have been observant given prolonged was irreproachable today. Congress never suspicion it required to respond to a blazing issues on a celebration leadership, yet currently a spokesman has replied (to) everything,” he said.

Stating that Nirupam can't shun his shortcoming as editor of a magazine, Bhandari said, “Any essay that does not bear a name of a author is credited to have been created by editor only, hence Nirupam can't pardon himself from a shortcoming (sic)”.

In a spiteful attack, Shiv Sena “congratulated” Nirupam, a former shiv sainik, for “telling truth” to nation.

“We contingency honour Sanjay Nirupam for his arrogance to tell a law about a party’s (Congress) idol (Nehru), yet this could be a cause of annoyance for that party,” pronounced Sena orator Manisha Kayande.

“We had already raked adult a emanate of Sonia’s unfamiliar start and her hostility to get Indian citizenship. But, currently a celebration has irreproachable a mount that also proves that a celebration arrange and record has left leaderless,” Kayande said.

BJP’s city section vice-president Mohit Kamboj pronounced it was an “ideological gharwapasi” for Nirupam as he was creatively a fixed censor of Sonia Gandhi during his days with Sena.

“Nirupam, a former Sainik, has currently repaid his debt to Sena, and we wish to reason a open felicitation for him,” Kamboj pronounced in a statement.

Meanwhile, NCP orator Nawab Malik termed a growth as “serious” and sought reason from comparison Congress leaders.

“If a comparison personality of a Congress celebration who is also arch of a celebration section here does a mistake pas like this, afterwards it’s time that comparison leaders take a relook during functioning of their party,” he said.

“This emanate is something critical and it should be explained by a Congress leaders,” Malik added.

PTI

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