Congress says it’s ‘ashamed’ of PM’s behaviour on foreign soil
New Delhi: The Congress
on Monday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his barbs at the party
in the US, saying it was ‘ashamed’ of his behaviour on foreign soil.
“Listening to the Prime
Minister’s speech I am ashamed. Indian PM after going to California is making
fun of his countrymen and is only praising himself,” Congress leader Rashid
In a veiled attack on
corruption during UPA regime and a barb at the Congress President’s son-in-law
Robert Vadra, Modi in his address to the Indian community in California
deprecated the culture of graft in the country.
“In our country it doesn’t
take much for allegations to come up against politicians... Someone made 50
crore, someone’s son made 250 crore, (someone’s) daughter made 500 crore,
(someone’s) damaad (son-in-law) made 1,000 crores...,” he said.
Congress leader Manish Tiwari said, “Is there any state government in India
like Rajasthan where there are scams after scams. Before taking a dig at
others, he should look at his party,” he said.
Alvi said he had
written to Modi after Lok Sabha polls, saying “You say your mother works even
today. Then why are you not caring for your mother. Is your salary less that
you cannot take care of your mother?”
Modi had on Sunday got
emotional while talking about the sacrifices his mother made as he grew up.
JD (U) leader KC Tyagi
also took a potshot at Modi, saying, “Questions can also be raised as to why he
does not stay with his mother.” He said the Prime Minister should never attack
his country’s opposition in the foreign land. (With inputs from agencies)