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Congress in J&K protests remarks against Rajiv Gandhi

IANS  |  Jammu 

leaders in on Saturday took out a protest march here against remarks made by and about former late

The on Thursday said that Gandhi was not initially corrupt but had got involved in the Bofors corruption scam under the influence of some people while Modi recently accused him of using INS Viraat "as a taxi for a private holiday".

The protesting leaders assembled outside the headquarters in the Shaheedi Chowk area of Jammu city and raised slogans against the

and the party's candidate for the Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat, Raman Bhalla, said the made the statement to please his bosses in

Bhalla said the statement has made Malik a of the BJP and unworthy of the constitutional position he holds.

Congress said the protest was to express anger against the remarks made about the former

He said Modi and had brought the standard of the electoral campaign so low that it had now become a slanging match with abuses being hurled at the political rivals of the BJP.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 19:50 IST
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