Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was on Thursday fact-checked by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over his ‘baseless & unfounded’ claims that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not born into the Other Backward Class Community (OBC).

Rahul, throughout his Odisha leg of Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, had accused the Prime Minister of ‘misleading’ the nation by figuring out himself as an OBC member. He mentioned that Narendra Modi’s Ghanchi caste was included within the OBC record after BJP authorities got here to energy in Gujarat.

BJP I-T cell in-charge Amit Malviya shared official authorities doc from the Gazette of India to refute his claims on Modi’s OBC standing.

Rubbishing the ‘blatant lies’ of Congress chief, Malviya wrote, “Modi’s caste was notified as an OBC on October 27, 1999, a full two years before he became the Chief Minister of Gujarat.”

The official information in Gazette of India present that the notification launched in 1999, listed Narendra Modi’s caste as OBC. This took place two years, earlier than he assumed the submit of Gujarat Chief Minister.

The authorities doc clearly establishes the reality and goes to debunk the ‘brazen lies’ of Rahul Gandhi. The BJP additionally stepped up assault on Rahul and accused him of spreading pretend propaganda & deceiving the general public.

Rahul, throughout Nyay Yatra in Odisha had claimed that Narendra Modi was not born in OBC neighborhood and therefore was towards the welfare of OBCs regardless of them comprising 50% of the nation’s inhabitants.

Notably, Rahul’s ‘caste attack’ on Prime Minister got here at a time when authorities and Opposition are engaged in squabble for caste census on nationwide degree.

Congress has been demanding nationwide caste census, reasoning that this can permit communities to get sufficient illustration as per their inhabitants. BJP hasn’t overtly objected to the transfer however has remained averse to the proposal.

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