Congress urges Narendra Modi to take action against leaders using foul language

However, Aiyar clarified that the word "neech" holds different meanings, adding he would want to apologise for the wrong translation.

BJP senior leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also called the expulsion of Mani Shankar Aiyar from the party a strategy and tweeted, "Mani Shankar Aiyar's "Neech" -attack on Prime Minister- a deliberate casteist statement, a convenient apology, a strategic suspension". I do not appreciate the tone and language used by Mr Mani Shankar Aiyer to address the PM. "He is not civilised and in a situation like this, there is no need to practise such dirty politics", Aiyar said.

PM Modi said Aiyar came from a good family, has a number of university degrees, was a diplomat for a number of years and remained a Minister in the Manmohan Singh government, but was resorting to such insults.

Though, the Congress criticising Aiyar, distanced itself from his statement, the BJP termed the remark as an "insult to the whole of Gujarat" and alleged the remark was made on Rahul Gandhi's directions.

Ae Hindiwalon, kuch to bataon?

PM Modi pounced on Aiyar with renewed vigour.

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

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He said Aiyar was speaking out of the "Mughlai mindset" that "sees everyone as "neech".

To this end, Aiyar said he had never called the prime minister a "Chaiwala", adding, "You can go on the internet and check all the videos".

Is Modi saying that the Congress and the Muslims it represents, are low and they are insulting him?

"These elections are not based on throwing dirt on others". Only you Hindustanis can tell us.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also slammed Mani Shankar Aiyar for calling him "neech" and said his comment showed the "Mughalai Mindset" of the Congress. "Both the Congress and I expect him to apologise for what he said", Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet.

What would you call the same Adityanath who wanted to distribute soaps to Dalits to purify themselves before he met them?

Congress is trying to take the lead from the anti-incumbency emerged in the state against BJP due to various issues whether it is farmer's distress, the dissatisfaction of Patidars from "Gujrat Model", Dalit's unrest due to Una incident, discontent over demonetisation and disastrous implementation of GST. Or putting the initials of the three caste leaders aligned with the Congress, Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mewani, to make HAJ?

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