Khanna (Punjab): With Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP proceeding with their assault on the Congress over Sam Pitroda’s comments on the 1984 uproars, party boss Rahul Gandhi Monday said the pioneer ought to be embarrassed about himself and look for conciliatory sentiment from the nation.
Gandhi was tending to a survey rally for Congress applicant Amar Singh, who is hollowed against SAD chosen one D S Guru from Fatehgarh Sahib (saved) electorate.
At Punjab rally, Rahul Gandhi tells Sam Pitroda he ought to be embarrassed about himself over his comments on 1984 mobs
Rahul Gandhi tends to an open gathering in front of the last period of Lok Sabha decisions, at Gaggar Majra town, Khanna, in Ludhiana region. PTI
“The thing Sam Pitroda said around 1984 (hostile to Sikh uproars) was absolutely wrong and he should look for a statement of regret from the nation. I am stating this openly and I additionally said the equivalent to him over telephone. Pitroda ji, what you had said was totally wrong and you ought to be embarrassed about yourself. You should look for open conciliatory sentiment,” he said wrapping up his discourse.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was additionally present at the occasion.
The BJP has ventured up hostile against the Congress over the Indian Overseas Congress boss’ comments as the 1984 enemy of Sikh uproars is an emotive issue in Punjab which is going to surveys on 19 May.
Amid battling in Rohtak in Haryana and at Hoshiarpur in Punjab, Modi on Friday had hit out at the Congress, saying Pitroda’s comments mirrored the “character and presumption” of the resistance.
On Sunday in Amritsar, BJP boss Amit Shah had asked Gandhi whether the issue has finished with Pitroda offering an expression of remorse for “legitimizing” the Sikh annihilation.