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Modism Cult is Growing, it's Hitlerism: Digvijay Tells BJP

Published: 12th October 2014 07:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2014 08:13 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

YAVATMAL:  Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today warned BJP of ever-growing "Modism" which he termed as a personality cult that can best be equated with "Hitlerism" and accused the BJP and its ideological mentor RSS of running a communal agenda.      "

The BJP should re-think now for the upkeep of its ideology in the context of ever-growing Modism which is nothing but a cult which may be equated to Hitlerism," the AICC general secretary said in a press conference here.    

He was in the city to canvass for Congress candidates in the district contesting the October 15 Assembly elections.      

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"There are three ideologies in the country: the ideology of Gandhi-Nehru-Ambedkar, the Communist ideology and the non-secular ideology of the RSS and BJP. BJP and RSS are at their best to divide the society on communal basis," Digvijay said.       

Referring to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement "Sab hamaare apne hain, sabko sweekar karo (All are ours, we should accept everyone)," which he made during his Vijayadashmi speech recently, Digvijay alleged that on the contrary the BJP is "spearheading communal violence and is honouring the accused in Muzaffarnagar communal riots."     

Training his guns on Modi, Digvijay said the BJP government under him is patronising corruption and has not even filed FIRs against corrupt ministers in Gujarat despite a direction from the supreme court in this regard.   

"Modi says in India that Congress did not do anything during the last 60 years, but when he goes abroad he claims that India is a progressive country and is fast growing. I want to know if this (growth) happened after May 16 this year when Modi government assumed office," Digvijay said.          

Taking a swipe at Modi's oft-repeated claim that Gujarat tops the development index among all states while Maharashtra is a laggard, Digvijay said the development indicator shows that Maharashtra is indeed number one in all developmental fronts whereas Gujarat is lagging behind.       

"How Modi can bring development  in Maharashtra which is already number one and far ahead of Gujarat?," he asked.           

Digvijay also accused Modi of playing politics on national security, which he said is "deplorable". "Congress is ready to support the government for its endeavour to maintain national security at borders," he added.

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