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India: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav defends dad Lalu’s ‘parivaar’ jibe at PM Modi, says BJP distracting of us

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav defended his father’s remarks about Modi no longer being “a correct Hindu” asserting that he didn’t shave his hair and beard after the death of his mother.

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav, on Tuesday (Mar 5) defended his father RJD supremo Lalu Yadav’s dig at Indian Top Minister Narendra Modi for no longer having a family and accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Earn together (BJP) of distracting the final public sooner than the upcoming routine elections with “Modi ka Parivar (Modi’s family)” rhetoric.

Tejashwi defends Lalu’s remarks against PM

The ragged chief minister of the Indian utter of Bihar, ironically stated how he’s contented that his father’s words comprise precipitated one of these big comprise, adding “But what about points care for poverty and unemployment that he had raised? He spoke of so many things.”

At some level of a rally over the weekend, Lalu had stated PM Modi “has no family and is neither a Hindu”. Since then several BJP leaders added ‘Modi ka Parivaar’ as a suffix on their social media story names to grunt cohesion with the Indian PM.

“The PM claims that he treats the entire nation as his family. If that’s so, why did his authorities strive to crush, so brutally, the present farmers’ protests in Delhi?” stated Tejashwi, as quoted by news agency PTI.

Tejashwi also defended his father’s remarks about Modi no longer being “a correct Hindu” asserting that he didn’t shave his hair and beard after the death of his mother.

“We are a non secular Hindu family with a temple at our residence where ‘aarti’ is performed every morning and evening. I got my daughter undergo the mundan (tonsure) ceremony. Why the PM chose no longer to practice the well established custom, is for him to respond to,” stated the RJD leader.

PM Modi reacts to Lalu’s remarks

“After I oppose familism and say that it is against democracy and no longer allowing fresh talent to emerge, they say ‘Modi has no family’. Keep they’ve the license to raise discontinuance?,” stated the Indian PM as he inaugurated multiple constructing projects in the Indian utter of Telangana.

He added, “I in level of truth comprise seen CMs who comprise relatives on high posts of their respective states. Is that this democracy? They are saying their fight is against Modi’s ideology.”

“They are saying Modi has no family. Is that this an ideological war? I will tell you what an ideological war is – they say family first, Modi says nation first,” stated the Indian PM.

Lalu’s comments sparks outrage

RJD supremo’s remarks comprise sparked an outrage amongst BJP ministers who comprise slammed Lalu.

India’s Women and Tiny one Sort Minister Smriti Irani, talking at a gathering on Monday (Mar 4) stated no longer simplest 1.4 billion Indians, but the country’s formative years and birthday party workers are “Modi’s parivaar”.

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Tuesday (Mar 5) also stated she didn’t search recordsdata from such remarks from a senior leader care for Lalu and called them highly condemnable.

“He (Lalu) has spent decades in politics and was also CM of the utter,” stated Sitharaman. She added, “Other folks don’t search recordsdata from such comments from a senior leader care for him. It disheartens the of us. One has to preserve dignity in politics.”

(With inputs from agencies)

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