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Bihar Cong attacks Paswan over comments against Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The today attacked for stating that stood little chance of becoming the after the next since there was "no vacancy" for the post in 2019.

In a statement issued here, Pradesh Committee acting described Paswan as a "weathercock" and termed his snide remarks against Gandhi as "in poor taste" and "uncalled for".

"is a weathercock known for changing stance according to political expediency. He has solely been interested in promoting his own family," Qadri alleged.

The had joined the BJP-led NDA ahead of the 2014 assembly polls, dumping his alliance with the at the national level and Lalu Prasad's RJD in

"His comments on were in poor taste and uncalled for. The Congress could have become the during the 10 years of UPA rule had he been greedy for power," Qadri said.

Paswan had yesterday mocked at Gandhi's recent statement wherein the Congress had said he was "ready" to become the if his party emerged as the "single largest" party in the elections.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 22:10 IST