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Congress attacks Modi over internal democracy in BJP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Modi over "internal democracy" in his (BJP), saying many senior leaders of his party were lost in pages of history.

"Dear PM, your love for 'Shahzad','Shah-Zada' and 'Shaurya' is now well known. But nation wants to know when will you reply to the questions raised by senior leaders Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha," said spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Twitter.

"Blinded by rage and enmity, what unimaginable depths would you fall to?" he asked.

"Modiji, do tell Gujarat and country about the victims of yours and Amit Shah's internal democracy in BJP, namely - Lal Krishan Advani, Keshubhai Patel, Hiren Pandya, Kanshiram Rana, Anandiben Patel, Murli Manohar Joshi, Sanjay Joshi, who were compulsorily lost in pages of history."

Modi on Sunday targetted the and the Nehru-Gandhi family over charges of dynasty and the party's lack of internal democracy.

"There is a man named Shehzad. He has asked a question to the 'Shehzaada'," Modi said in reference to leader Shehzad Poonawalla, who had alleged that the party president's election is rigged to favour Rahul Gandhi, adding that has "tried to muzzle his voice and wants to even remove him from their social media groups".



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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 22:50 IST