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'Suit-boot' comeback: War of words over Rahul Gandhi's jacket

An unfazed Gandhi said: There is a particular distance he (Narendra Modi) maintains with the poor people which he does not with Mr Obama or others,"


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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday found an opportunity to settle scores with Congress President Rahul Gandhi (pictured) about a jibe he had made three years back. In February 2015, Gandhi had termed the Modi government a “suit-boot ki sarkar”. On Tuesday, the Meghalaya unit of the BJP claimed the Congress chief wore a jacket worth Rs 63,000 to a concert in Shillong. “So @OfficeOfRG, soot (pun intended!)-boot ki sarkar with ‘black’ money fleeced from Meghalayan State exchequer by rampant corruption?” the BJP’s state unit tweeted. It also tweeted an image of a Burberry jacket, similar to the one

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First Published: Jan 31 2018 | 10:55 PM IST

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