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Yeddyurappa hits back at Rahul for his rear view remark

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

BJP Karnataka B S Yeddyurappa today hit back at Rahul Gandhi for his rear view mirror comment against

In a couple of tweets, Yeddyurappa asked if the rear view mirror helped Gandhi spot Santosh Lad, and remind him of the land, mining and 'rape scam'.

"Still wondering what 'rape scam' means? Are the objects in the mirror closer than they appear?" he asked.

Anand Singh, who was a BJP MLA and joined the recently, had in the past faced charges of illegal mining and Lad land scam allegation, which both had refuted.

Hitting back at for criticising policies of erstwhile governments, Rahul Gandhir said he is running the country by looking just in the rear view mirror, "which will cause accidents."


"You (Modi) drive the vehicle by just looking in the rear view mirror, which will cause accidents. This country cannot be run by looking in the rear view mirror," Gandhi said, taking a swipe at Modi at a rally at Hosapete in district for the upcoming state assembly polls

Yeddyurappa also came down heavily on calling him a "corrupt opportunist."

"Dear 10 per cent CM Siddaramaiah, I would like to remind you, your padayatre in 2013 about the mining sector. Now, inducting into the has only proved you are a corrupt opportunist. Case of amnesia," he tweeted.

Yeddyurappa was referring to the march by as the to against

The reference to 10 per cent relates to a charge made by Modi at a rally here recently, where he had called the dispensation a "10 per cent commission government.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 20:35 IST
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