- Prashant Kishor stated that the opposition management ought to be determined democratically
- Prashant stated that BJP goes nowhere, prefer it was for the primary 40 years for Congress
- PK’s assault on Rahul Gandhi got here inside 24 hours of Mamata’s ‘there isn’t any UPA now’ comment
Ballot strategist Prashant Kishor on Thursday took a jibe at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, saying the celebration misplaced greater than 90 per cent of elections within the final 10 years and its management is “not the divine proper” of a person. That is maybe Prashant’s sharpest assault on Rahul. It comes shut on the heels of TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee’s swipe on the Congress whereby she stated that ‘there isn’t any United Progressive Alliance (UPA) now’.
“The IDEA and SPACE that #Congress represents is important for a robust opposition. However Congress’ management is just not the DIVINE RIGHT of a person particularly, when the celebration has misplaced greater than 90% elections within the final 10 years. Let opposition management be determined Democratically,” Prashant stated in a tweet.
Prashant is at present lobbying for the TMC for the upcoming Goa Meeting elections. A video clip of Kishor talking throughout a personal assembly in Goa is broadly being circulated on the web. He may be heard as saying that the BJP will stay on the centre of Indian politics and won’t go anyplace for the “subsequent many a long time” regardless of whether or not it wins or loses. He additionally took a swipe at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for “pondering” that folks will throw the BJP away instantly.
“BJP goes to be the centre of Indian polity whether or not they win, whether or not they lose, prefer it was for the primary 40 years for Congress, BJP goes nowhere. When you safe 30 per cent plus votes on the India-level, you aren’t going away in a rush. So, don’t ever get into this lure that individuals are getting offended and they’ll throw away (PM Narendra) Modi,” Kishor is heard saying within the video.
“Possibly, they may throw away Modi, however BJP is just not going anyplace. They will be right here, it’s important to battle it out for the subsequent many a long time. It is not entering into a rush,” Kishor stated.
Referring to Rahul Gandhi, he stated, “That’s the place the issue lies with Rahul Gandhi. Most likely, he thinks it is only a matter of time that folks will throw him (Modi) away. That is not taking place.”
Prashant’s comment sparked a pointy response from the Congress with celebration spokesperson Pawan Khera saying on Twitter, “The person being mentioned right here is pursuing his Divine Obligation to wrestle and save Indian democracy from the RSS. Knowledgeable with out ideological dedication is free to recommendation events/people on easy methods to contest elections however he can not set the agenda of our politics.”