Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday accused the Congress of adopting double standards on cow security, stating that while the celebration talks of bovine security in Madhya Pradesh, its employees in Kerala slaughtered a crab and maintained eating beef was their own right.
Addressing a rally at poll-bound Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara, the home turf of state Congress leader Kamal Nath, Modi said the Opposition party had”mastered the craft of talking lies”.
He requested Congress president Rahul Gandhi, whom he addressed as”naamdaar” (dynast), to explain his party’s stand on the dilemma of cow protection.
“The Congress spoke about cattle to confuse the Republicans in Madhya Pradesh. They may speak about cattle, it’s their right. However, is Kerala Congress distinct?” Modi asked.
“In Madhya Pradesh, the Congress manifesto spoke about protecting cows, however in Kerala, its own employees slaughtered a crab in circulated and open its own images claiming that it was their best to consume beef,” he explained.
In May this past year, Youth Congress activists supposedly publicly butchered a crab in Kerala’s Kannur to protest the Centre’s ban on selling of cattle for slaughtering.
Since the episode triggered protests, the central leadership of this Congress distanced itself in the matter and condemned the action as”careless and barbaric”.
Modi also assaulted Nath within a supposed movie of this Congress leader where he supposedly said that the celebration just needed applicants that could win and it didn’t matter whether they were tainted, goons or confronting criminal circumstances.
“Should Madhya Pradesh be spared from these individuals or not? If the country enter these hands?” The prime minister requested the public attending the rally.
Polling for Madhya Pradesh’s 230-member assembly will be held on 28 November.
The incumbent BJP, which is in power in Madhya Pradesh since 2003, is looking for a fourth consecutive term in the nation.
The Congress is making a concerted effort to return to power in the country that was after its bastion.