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PM Modi like Tughlaq, Yogi like Aurangzeb

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Friday launched a fresh attack on and Yogi Adityanath, comparing their style of governance to that of Sultanate ruler and Mughal Aurangzeb, and accusing them of implementing Taliban-like practices.

"conducts himself like and Adityanath ji like So will there be a rule of law in this country or blatant hooliganism? A police is shot in the head, for which, BJP people are being blamed, but not a single finger is being raised at him (Adityanath). Will there be this like situation in the country, or democracy?" the lashed out.

Addressing a press conference here, Surjewala expressed confidence in the Congress' victory in the assembly elections in the five states, results of which will be declared on December 11. While saying that the people of Telangana and Rajasthan, the two states that went to polls today, are eager for a change, he said, "A new dawn will arise when the results of all five elections will be declared on December 11".

Surjewala then mounted an assault on the Prime Minister, saying that the latter spared no efforts to "pollute the political discourse" accusing him of using foul and abusive language to demean his opponents.

"Modi ji's conduct has been shameful and condemnable. He needs to introspect and think about his behaviour and manners," Surjewala said.

Attacking the for attending and Nick Jonas' reception, Surjewala said, "If you had some time after attending celebrity weddings, you should have consoled Subodh Kumar Singh's (Bundalshahr mob violence victim) wife. You should have spoken to the farmers that marched up to You should have at least held a press conference to answer for your failures".

The said that Prime Minister Modi and Amit Shah, who said that the party responds to the public's questions through spokesperson Sambit Patra, have "disgraced the 1.3 billion people of the country".

"Is the Prime Minister not accountable, does he not believe in democracy? Is he not bound to answer to the media? Is he or the Prime Minister of this country? Adityanath ji must respond, his institution is placing a reward on the of Congress members, is there any democracy in this country, or has he become the biggest " Surjewala said.

In a reference to Adityanath's 'Dalit' remarks for Lord Hanuman, the Congress spokesperson said that while Prime Minister and the BJP have always divided the nation with their caste and religion-based politics, they crossed the line when they dragged God into the debate during campaign rallies in and

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 01:55 IST