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Modi is like Brahma, only he knows when Parliament will be summoned: Kharge

Kharge alleged the govt was not convening the winter session to avoid facing criticism over issues it was uncomfortable about

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Mallikarjun Kharge
Mallikarjun Kharge

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the in the on Tuesday likened him to "Brahma, the creator", who controls everything, and said he alone knows when the winter session of will be convened.

Targeting the prime minister over the delay in summoning Parliament, he alleged that democracy has suffered a "big jolt" under the


"I have talked to many ministers, the Speaker, Secretary General, but no one knows the dates of session. Only one man knows and they call him Brahma, the creator. That's why till Brahma orders, we won't know the dates (of session)," told reporters.

"Democracy has suffered a big jolt under the We term it as Modi 'Sarkar' because members and even ministers in the government do not know anything," he said.

alleged the government was not convening the winter session to avoid facing criticism over issues it was uncomfortable about.

Targeting the prime minister, said he was working at his own "whims and fancies".

"We condemn them (the government) for doing this. For (the sake of) democracy, we should run Parliament," he said.

said the prime minister did not want a session ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections, as he feared the will be "exposed".

He claimed the government did not want any discussion on issues like demonetisation, GST or corruption.

First Published: Tue, November 21 2017. 20:22 IST
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