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Rahul Gandhi thinks situation in Karnataka is similar to Pakistan

17 May 2018 | By Shalini Ojha
Rahul Gandhi draws a Pakistan reference after Karnataka

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said such things happen in Pakistan, today, at a rally in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, as he launched a full-blown attack on BJP after BS Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister.

Gandhi said, "RSS is making way into all institutions in the country... Aisa Pakistan ya tanashahi mein hota hai (such things either happen in Pakistan or dictatorship)."

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17 May 2018Rahul Gandhi thinks situation in Karnataka is similar to Pakistan

RSS making way into country's institutions, says Rahul Gandhi

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Even BJP leaders live under fear, claims Rahul Gandhi

DetailsEven BJP leaders live under fear, claims Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi claimed not only judiciary and press feel threatened, but BJP leaders also live in fear. He said, "Even the BJP's members of Parliament are under the same fear as they cannot speak a single word before the PM Narendra Modi."

He added, "Today constitution is being attacked. JDS has said its MLAs have been offered Rs. 100 crore each."

FlakRahul Gandhi's Pakistan analogy gets flak from BJP, RSS leaders

BJP leader Rajeev Chandrasekhar wrote on Twitter, "So genius Rahul Gandhi compares India to Pakistan - considering he's doing his best to destroy every institution that makes India different- army, Supreme Court - his love for Pakistan seems dangerously juvenile!"

RSS member Rakesh Sinha wrote, "Comparison of RSS with Pakistan by Rahul Gandhi is ridiculous. He's trying to find similarities between cow and fox."

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