In a remark that may spark a controversy, Union minister and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Choubey called Congress president Rahul Gandhi, “schizophrenic” and a “sewer worm”. He asaid that Rahul was suffering from “schizophrenia” and suggested that he “get admitted to a mental hospital” for calling the PM “jhootha” (liar) regarding his statement on the Rafale deal.
The junior minister in the health ministry, who is a Lok Sabha lawmaker from Bihar’s Buxar, made the remarks while comparing Mr. Rahul Gandhi with PM Modi on Friday. Choubey also accused Rahul Gandhi of spreading lies.
Choubey, speaking to reporters at Sasaram circuit house before holding a review meeting with the Rohtas DM on development work with MPLAD funds, said the NDA had been working as one unit towards seeing Modi as PM again after 2019 polls. “One who lies, who calls (PM) a liar and issues unconstitutional statements, he should should have no place in democracy. It should be strictly condemned.
He (Rahul Gandhi) has been doing propaganda based on lies to malign the PM. Pradhanmantri gagnakaar, gagan ke aakar ka, gagan ke jaisa. Aur Congress ke adhyaksh ka aakar, jo aaj ka Congress ka adhyaksh hai, unka aakar kaisa.. naali ke keede ke jaisa (The PM is sky-like and the Congress president is like a guttersnipe).”
Hitting out at the Opposition’s mahagathbandhan (grand alliance), The 65-year-old Union minister alleged it was the Congress which was the “mother of corruption” and hit out at the opposition by calling mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance), maha-thag-bandhan (alliance of the corrupt).
When Chaubey called Sonia Gandhi “Doll of Italy” in 2015
This is not the first time he has made such controversial remarks. In 2015, Mr. Choubey had called Mr. Gandhi a “foreign parrot (videshi tota”) ), and his mother, Sonia Gandhi, as ‘Italy ki Gudiya’ (doll of Italy).
When Chaubey Blamed Biharis For Crowding Delhi AIIMS
Last year, he had drawn public ire for blaming the people of Bihar for rushing to Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for treatment. “People of Bihar are unnecessarily crowding AIIMS in Delhi even for minor ailments, which can be treated at home,” he said at a public gathering
Source- The Hindu, The Indian Express, NDTV, India Today, Deccan Chronicle
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