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Rahul takes swipe at Modi for not taking questions at press conference

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Friday took swipe at for not answering a single question during his first press conference on the completion of five years in office.

"Congratulations Modiji. Excellent Press Conference! Showing up is half the battle. Next time (BJP Amit) Shah may even allow you to answer a couple of questions. Well done!" Gandhi tweeted.

The leaders remarks came soon after Modi, while addressing a press conference at the party headquarters along with Shah, refused to take questions during his first press conference as the

Earlier in the day, as the campaigning ended for the last round of voting for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections due on Sunday, Modi made a statement at the party headquarters here, but then passed the to Shah, who was sitting next to him.

Gandhi, during his press conference also complained to the for asking him tough questions while being soft to the

Mocking at Modi, Gandhi said, "Modiji has told the country how he eats a mango, how I dress and how i cut my kurta."

"But I have a complain with the media. You ask me tough questions like how the money will come for our NYAY scheme. But you ask Modiji questions like how you eat mango and how you dress," he said.

"Fantastic, Prime Minister of is fantastic," he said referring to Modi's interview questioning 'cloud cover' theory on the Balakot air strike.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 21:54 IST
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