Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over news report calling India dangerous for women

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said it was "a shame" that a survey found India to be leading in rape and violence against women.

Published: 26th June 2018 04:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th June 2018 04:34 PM   |  A+A-

Congress President Rahul Gandhi | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of women's safety, and said it was "a shame" that a survey found India to be leading in rape and violence against women.

Taking to Twitter, he also poked fun at Modi's fitness video and tagged a news report that said India is the "most dangerous" country to be a woman, citing a survey on the high incidence of rape and violence against women.

"While our PM tiptoes around his garden making Yoga videos, India leads Afghanistan, Syria and Saudi Arabia in rape and violence against women. What a shame for our country!" he tweeted.

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  • Suresh

    India is getting more and more dangerous for women. That's why congress is giving them less and less tickets to reduce exposure to danger.
    1 year ago reply
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