Congress not against Adani or Ambani: Adhir Chowdhury backtracks after Rahul rant

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Adhir Chowdhury acknowledged Rahul Gandhi hit the true chord by flagging the Adani misfortune, but insisted that Congress has no “personal components” with Adani or Ambani


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Congress chief in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Wednesday acknowledged Rahul Gandhi hit the true chord by flagging the misfortune related to industrialist Gautam Adani, but insisted the celebration has no “personal components” with Adani or Ambani.

“We desire the country to grow and have more industrialists,” Chowdhury acknowledged, taking half in a debate on the Motion of Due to the the President’s Address in Lok Sabha.

“I am announcing it overtly, we haven’t any personal components with Adani ji. We set not have any personal components with Ambani ji,” he acknowledged.

His remarks came a day after Gandhi led a blistering Opposition attack in Lok Sabha over a file by US-primarily based short-vendor Hindenburg Analysis. Gandhi had claimed that the meteoric rise in Adani’s fortunes came about after the BJP came to energy in 2014 and rose in the world prosperous listing from the 609th to the 2d role at final.

Gandhi’s arrow has hit the true goal and he has made the BJP glance esteem a “pappu”, Chowdhury acknowledged, sharp a swift taunt from Residence Minister Amit Shah who “You’ll want to maybe well possibly not call the honourable MP (Rahul Gandhi) Pappu”.

Chowdhury acknowledged the components Rahul Gandhi flagged are being discussed all over the establish the country. He additionally accused the BJP of defending the Adani Neighborhood, and acknowledged never in the previous has a ruling celebration has approach out in the defence of 1 industrialist.

Chowdhury additionally acknowledged the BJP has all over again and all over again talked about that President Droupadi Murmu comes from a tribal community, and “made it as an election misfortune”.

The Congress chief acknowledged he wonders if Murmu became made president for political beneficial properties as earlier no one talked regarding the faith or caste of a president. This amounts to elevating questions over her capabilities, he acknowledged.

“It appears to be like to be like as in the occasion you (BJP) have proficient” the put up to a tribal lady, he acknowledged. He additionally acknowledged the Congress never called the prime minister as “OBC dada (brother)”.

Treasury benches demands these remarks to be expunged.

The Congress chief additionally criticised the BJP govt, announcing it has no Muslim MP or a Muslim member in the Cabinet.

On the China border misfortune, he acknowledged after the 1962 India-China warfare, the then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru agreed for a discussion on a demand by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, but the repeat BJP govt says no to a debate for a discussion on Chinese “incursions” into India.

He urged the dwelling minister to snatch a delegation on the Chinese border to learn regarding the ground misfortune. “Our rights are in hazard,” he added.

He additionally alleged ministers and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar have been giving statements against the judiciary which is an attack on its independence. 

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