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War of Photos: BJP Brings Out Picture of Rahul With an Accused

Published: 29th April 2014 08:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th April 2014 08:20 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

In an intensification of 'war of photographs', BJP today came out with a picture which purportedly shows Rahul Gandhi riding pillion on a motor cycle with one Asif Billa, an alleged history sheeter of Rajasthan.

The BJP displayed an undated picture, purportedly showing Rahul, to hit back at Congress which yesterday released pictures of Narendra Modi purportedly with one Afroz Fatta, a Hawala racket accused.

BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said politicians cannot escape being photographed with anybody as they are in public life. "But how will you explain this?" she asked while showing the photograph in which Rahul is seen purportedly with Asif.

"The way Rahul Gandhi is riding pillion on the motor cycle, do we assume that they are good friends and Rahul Gandhi is responsible for whatever Asif Billa has done...," Lekhi asked.

Congress yesterday released picture of Modi purportedly with Hawala accused after being stung by a documentary on Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra released by BJP on Sunday.

BJP yesterday came out with a picture of Fatta with Congress MP Mohammad Azharuddin.

BJP legislator Harsh R Sanghavi had brought out the picture showing Fatta with cricketer-turned-politician Azharuddin and questioned, "Afroz Phatta with Congressi Leader @azhrudeen will Congress answer what's there connection with him?."

His tweet and picture was re-tweeted by BJP leader Amit Shah who deleted it soon thereafter.



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