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Cong's isolation, non-acceptance of Rahul's leadership becoming clear: BJP

The comment comes in wake of the jibe taken by Akhilesh Yadav who lashed Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi

The (BJP) on Wednesday latched onto Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav’s jibe at the to claim that it shows the “increasing isolation” of the main opposition party and “non-acceptance” of its chief Rahul Gandhi's leadership.

A miffed Yadav had "thanked" the for not making his party's lone MLA in Madhya Pradesh a minister, saying it has made the road ahead clear for his party. He also said he will soon meet Telangana Chief Minister and praised his efforts for formation of a federal front comprising regional parties.

Targeting Gandhi over Yadav's comments, BJP spokesperson said, "As elections draw closer, the increasing isolation of the and non-acceptance of Rahul Gandhi's leadership becoming more pronounced." Yadav had suffered politically for allowing Gandhi ride piggyback on his cycle during the UP assembly polls in 2017 and does not want to repeat the blunder again, he claimed.

First Published: Thu, December 27 2018. 00:43 IST