more-inCongress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on December 7 called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “neech aadmi (vile man)” and one who does “dirty politics”. “He [Mr. Modi] is a neech kism ka aadmi who has no sabhyata [civility],” Mr. Aiyar said after Mr. Modi accused the Congress of seeking votes in the name of B.R. The Prime Minister made the remark while inaugurating the Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi that was conceived 23 years ago. “Mani Shankar Aiyar today said I belong to neech caste, I am neech, this is an insult to Gujarat,” Mr. Modi said in Surat. Apologise, says RahulAmid the development, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi asked Mr. Aiyar to apologise to Mr. Modi.

Source:   The Hindu
December 07, 2017 12:04 UTC