No interval in Rahul Gandhi vs BJP verbal battles

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said doing politics on Twitter is Gandhi’s 'biggest platform'. 

Published: 07th June 2021 08:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2021 08:35 AM   |  A+A-

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a dig at the Narendra Modi government, for “fighting for the blue tick” and leaving the people to become “aatmanirbhar” (self-reliant) to get Covid-19 vaccines.

“The Modi government is fighting for the blue tick. If you want a Covid vaccine, then be self-reliant,” he said in a sarcastic tweet in Hindi. His remark comes a day after outrage over the removal of the ‘blue tick’ from the personal Twitter accounts of Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu and top RSS functionaries, including Mohan Bhagwat. They were eventually restored.

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said doing politics on Twitter is Gandhi’s “biggest platform”. 

​Patra said the government has done an admirable job in spearheading such a big inoculation programme and providing free ration to the poor.


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  • chandra

    Rahul needs Thailand trip now.
    1 year ago reply
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