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Slammed for 'Rape in India' remark, Rahul asks Modi to apologise for these three things

The former Congress president accused the Modi-led government of targeting him to deflect people’s attention from the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Bill in the Northeast.

Published: 13th December 2019 03:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th December 2019 04:09 PM   |  A+A-

Rahul Gandhi addressing media after his 'Rape in india' reamark in the Parliament.

Rahul Gandhi addressing media after his 'Rape in india' reamark in the Parliament. (Photo | PTI)

By Online Desk

After an uproar in the winter session of the Lok Sabha over his 'Rape in India' remark on Friday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi not only refused to apologise but asked Prime Minister Modi to apologise instead.

The former Congress president accused the Modi-led government of targeting him to deflect people’s attention from the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Bill in the Northeast.

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Gandhi asked Prime Minister Modi to apologise for three things -- 'burning the Northeast', 'destroying India's economy' and 'calling Delhi the rape capital of India'.

Gandhi tweeted a video in which PM Modi is seen calling Delhi a 'rape capital' and asked if Modi would apologise for that as well.

Many leaders including Union Minister Smriti Irani and NCW chief Rekha Sharma slammed Gandhi for his remarks. 

Both Houses of Parliament witnessed an uproar on the concluding day of the winter session as BJP members demanded an apology from the former Congress president.

(With agency inputs)



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