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Man Who Gave You Ministerial Berth: Congress Hits Back At S Jaishankar

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh's attack came after Jaishankar slammed Mr Gandhi for his "habit" of criticising India abroad and said taking national politics out of the country is not in the nation's interest.

New Delhi: The Congress hit back at External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday over his criticism of Rahul Gandhi for his remarks made in the US recently, saying the man who started the practice of taking national politics outside the country is none other than the one who gave him a ministerial position.

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh’s assault came after Jaishankar hammered Mr. Gandhi for his “propensity” of censuring India abroad and said removing public legislative issues from the nation isn’t to the country’s advantage.

To an inquiry at a public interview on the Congress chief’s solid comments made in the US against the Narendra Modi government, Mr. Jaishankar said he doesn’t disapprove of whatever is finished inside India, yet stated that taking interior issues on board isn’t suitable.

In an obvious swipe at State leader Modi, Mr Ramesh said on Twitter: “The one who began the act of taking public legislative issues outside the nation is, in all honesty, the one who gave you (Jaishankar) your clerical position. You know it, yet you can’t recognize it Dr. Clergyman.” Got some information about Mr Jaishankar’s analysis of Rahul Gandhi, Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has given an “old content” to the outer undertakings priest and he ought to peruse another one.

“The top state leader has ridiculed past legislatures and downplayed the country’s more than 70-year-old history. What Rahul Gandhi has said is just reality that an arranged orderly assault on our protected bodies is going on,” Mr Surjewala said in a public interview here.

In his remarks at the presser, Mr Jaishankar said, “Rahul Gandhi has a propensity for scrutinizing the nation and offering remarks on our governmental issues at whatever point he travels to another country. The world is taking a gander at us and how the situation is playing out? Races are held in the nation and in some cases one party wins and on occasion, the other party wins.” He additionally radiated certainty that the BJP-drove Public Majority rule Partnership (NDA) will hold power in the following year’s parliamentary surveys as he said, “2024 ka result toh wohi hoga, humein pata hai (we understand what will occur in 2024).” “Assuming that you see every one of the accounts (against the public authority), they are made inside the country. On the off chance that a story doesn’t work or is less successful, then, at that point, it is taken abroad. They expect that the external help will work in India,” the outside issues serve said.

Mr Jaishankar said taking national politics abroad will not enhance Mr Gandhi’s credibility.