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Rahul practising lowest form of politics: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP today accused of practising the "lowest form of politics" and said it was bizarre to see the of the country's oldest party stoop to such a low, after the chief's allegation that does not give "respect" to his "guru" L K Advani.

claimed that it was clear that the has no link with Indian values as he keeps violating political and social norms.

Hitting back at the Gandhi, Baluni referred to leaders' criticism of former for attending an RSS event, and said the country had seen how the party treated one of its veterans.

Congress leaders had torn to pieces clothes of its then president and thrown him out of his office, Baluni said as he cited alleged mistreatment of former P V by his party to make his point.

should not lecture us political values, he said.

"The Congress president is practising the lowest form of He is violating our social and political norms. He does not even seem to know the kind of he is doing. The country is watching how the president of the oldest political party is behaving," Baluni said.

Addressing a rally of Congress workers in today, Gandhi said Modi did not treat his guru (Advani) with respect even at official functions.

"Everybody knows who is the guru and mentor of Modi -- L K Advani. But the doesn't accord respect to him even at official functions. It is me who follows protocol and I am always with him (Advani) during (such) events," he said.

He then spoke about his visit to AIIMS yesterday to see ailing former prime minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee to score a point.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 20:05 IST