'Speak up, protect democracy': Rahul Gandhi to Indians in UK
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi concluded his week-long visit to the United Kingdom (UK) on Tuesday with an in-conversation session at the Chatham House think tank in London. During the event, he asked the Indian diaspora to "speak up for India's core values" to protect democracy. His remarks were in response to a woman who questioned him about how Indians abroad can empower their country.
Watch: Rahul Gandhi's interaction at Chatham House
Rahul Gandhi insulted India on foreign soil: BJP
Notably, during the session at Chatham House, Gandhi also allegedly attacked the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), triggering a political row in India. He called the RSS a "fundamentalist" and "fascist" organization, after which the BJP accused him of insulting the country on foreign soil, reported Hindustan Times. "Rahul Gandhi has insulted everything," BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said.