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PM Modi slams Congress over Sam Pitroda's remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The remarks reflect the 'arrogance' of the Congress, he said

Press Trust of India  |  Rohtak (Har) 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally for the Lok Sabha polls, at Bharwari in Kaushambi district, Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Friday slammed the for its leader Sam Pitroda's reported remark on the anti-Sikh riots, saying it showed the "character and mentality" of the party.

The remarks reflect the "arrogance" of the Congress, he said addressing a poll rally on the last day of campaigning for the sixth phase here.

said, "Congress, which ruled for a maximum period, has been insensitive and that is reflected by the three words spoken yesterday...these words have not been spoken just like that, these words are character and mentality and intentions of the

And which were these words, these were 'hua to hua', said referring to Pitroda's remarks made on Thursday on of 84.

Hua to hua, repeated Modi and told the gathering that they must be wondering what the was saying.

We can very well understand arrogance of those who run the in these three wordshua to Hua, said Modi.

"Yesterday, one of the tallest leaders of the Congress speaking in a loud voice on 1984 said '84 ka danga hua to hua'. Do you know who this leader is, he is very close to the Gandhi family...this leader was very good friend of and of Congress 'naamdar' (dynast) president, he said.

Asked about the 1984 riots, Pitroda had reportedly said: "84 mein hua to hua.

First Published: Fri, May 10 2019. 13:51 IST