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Some people writing blogs in Bapu's name for 'political advantage': Cong leader Ahmed Patel

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Hours after wrote a blog post to mark the 89th anniversary of the March, senior Tuesday said some people are writing blogs in Mahatma Gandhi's name for "political advantage".

In the blog post, Modi said "taught us to think of the plight of the poorest person" and "we have seen and thought about how our work impacts that person."

The targeted the and said the "anti-thesis" of Gandhian thought is the opposition party's culture.

"Following truth and religion, 89 years ago, Bapu had embarked on the March," Patel said.

"For the past 5 years, some people are writing blogs in the name of Bapu for political advantage, but I would like to remind them that when the march was being undertaken, their teachers had opposed it," he said.

The prime minister, in his post, said that while did not believe in inequality and caste divisions, "sadly, the has never hesitated from dividing society."

"The worst caste riots and anti-Dalit massacres happened under Congress rule," he alleged in the blog post.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 19:36 IST