New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher has slammed Rahul Gandhi for attacking Narendra Modi for his ‘raincoat’ jibe at Manmohan Singh saying the Congress Vice President has insulted the former Prime Minister the most. Modi had said that one should learn the art of “bathing with a raincoat on” from Manmohan Singh as there was not a single taint on him despite so many scams having taken place during his regime. A post on Gandhi’s official Twitter handle read, “When a Prime Minister reduces himself to ridiculing his predecessor-years his senior, he hurts the dignity of the parliament &the nation.
Gandhi’s comments seems to have not gone down well with Kher, whose wife, actress Kirron Kher is a BJP MP. “Sorry but Nobody has insulted the Prime Minister more than you. Remember tearing the ordinance in a Press conference. Unless you think you are Royalty,” Kher posted on Twitter.
Hitting back at Narendra Modi, Congress on Wednesday said the words used by him in the Rajya Sabha against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were “extremely poor” in taste and “unbecoming of a Prime Minister” and demanded that he apologies to the House.
The Congress also dubbed Modi as “arrogant” and charged him with bringing the debate to “the lowest level”. “Within minutes of his speech, he attacked the former Prime Minister in the most unacceptable manner. He said Manmohan Singh occupied various positions and one must learn from him how to take a shower wearing a rain coat.
Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to say: “When a Prime Minister reduces himself to ridiculing his predecessor-years his senior, he hurts the dignity of the parliament &the nation. He demeans his position and himself more than anyone else. Today’s events were saddening and frankly; they were shameful.”