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Where have you got your knowledge on Hinduism, PM asks Cong

Press Trust of India  |  Jodhpur 

Launching a stinging attack against the for questioning his knowledge on Hinduism, Monday used the dynast-worker analogy to ask the opposition party where it got its expertise on the religion.

Addressing an election rally in this town, the said in a sarcastic jibe that he was a small "kaamdar" (worker) who never claimed to have full knowledge of Hinduism but the "naamdar" (dynast) has the right to speak.

has often referred to as "naamdar".

He also brought up India's first and

Nehru objected to Prasad's visit for the consecration of Somnath temple, which was destroyed by foreign invaders and renovated by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the prime minister told the gathering ahead of elections in the state on December 7.

The country, he said, was celebrating

The Congress, alleged, has become a university for spreading lies. People who lie more get new posts in the party, he said.

Rahul Gandhi, he asserted, has great capacity for speaking lies.

"The Congress' dreams have been crushed in all states. This will happen in also," he said.

The opposition party thinks it can come to power because of the trend in of alternate parties forming government but this will be proved wrong in the upcoming state elections, Modi declared.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 16:00 IST
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