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Aiyar's 'neech' remark reeks of feudal arrogance, says BJP

Aiyar's 'neech' remark reeks of feudal arrogance, says BJP

Criticising PM Modi for his speech at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre Aiyar reportedly said "Mujhko lagta hai ki ye aadmi bahut neech kisam ka aadmi hai, isme koi sabhyata nahi hai, or aise mauke par is kisam ki gandi rajniti karne ki kya avashyakta hai?"

Earlier today, Mani Shankar Aiyar had lashed out at PM Modi for criticizing the Congress and Rahul Gandhi, and dubbed the Prime Minister a "neech aadmi"+ for playing dirty politics".

"What all have they called us - donkeys, Neech, Gandi Naali Ke Keede.the people of Gujarat will give a fitting answer to such deplorable language", Modi warned, referring to epithets that the Congress has used to describe him, from the time he was chief minister of Gujarat. The Congress leaders are speaking in a language that is not acceptable in democracy. Aiyar added that by neech he meant "low" as he thinks in English even when he speaks in Hindi.

Reacting to Aiyar's remark, Congress President-to-be Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked the senior leader to apologise for what he had said. PM Modi had retorted with, "I can not deny I was born into a "neech jaati" but is that a crime?" We have nothing to say to such elements. These are some words or phrases the Congress has used for PM Modi in the past.

Modi, who inaugurated the centre in the heart of the national capital in Janpath, also took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi's comment on being a Shiva devotee and said some parties talked more of Baba Bhole (Lord Shiva) than Babasaheb.

"It is not just a matter of filthy language but of Congress" mindset which resonates that only one family can rule this country. "As far as I am concerned the bulk of my remarks dealt with Modi's very, very nasty remarks about the Congress, particularly with Gandhi's relationship with Ambedkar".

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"This person is a "neech aadmi" (low-minded)".

"The Congress Party has challenged the weaker and backward sections of India by calling the Prime Minister as "neech".

How could a "chaiwallah" become the Prime Minister?

Without referring to Aiyar by name, the Prime Minister bemoaned that a well-educated, high-ranking politician was resorting to language that was unbecoming in a democracy.

Aiyar said there was no need to do cheap politics on the occasion.

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