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Modi levelling baseless allegations against Congress leaders: Gehlot

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Chief Minister Sunday accused of defaming leaders by levelling "baseless" allegations against them.

He asked does it behove to "insult" former who sacrificed his life for unity and integrity of the country.

At a rally in on Saturday, targeted the former while attacking

"Your father was termed Mr by his courtiers, but his life ended as bhrashtachari no 1," Modi had said.

Accusing the prime minister of lowering the dignity of his office, Gehlot said, "Using such words reflects his (Modi's) weird mentality and hatred."

He alleged that the prime minister was an "expert in speaking lies" and was shying away to talk about "real issues".

Claiming that Modi was "jolted" by the corruption allegations in the Rafale deal, he said the will continue to rake up the issue till the prime minister is held accountable.

Gehlot said Modi has been continuously levelling allegations against Gandhis though no one from the family has been a prime minister in the past 30 years.

"Prime Minister Modi has been defaming the great leaders of the through baseless and illogical talks," he said in a statement.

"Using such words in his speeches shows his frustration," he added

Gehlot said Modi will not become the prime minister again and his "defeat is imminent".

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First Published: Sun, May 05 2019. 17:35 IST