Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj criticized Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his remark on BJP replacing LK Advani with Amit Shah in Gandhinagar. Taking to social media, she posted on twitter handle and she said, “Rahulji – Advani ji is our father figure. Your words have hurt us deeply. Please try to maintain some decorum of your speech.”
A day before Rahul Gandhi had remarked on the relation between Narendra modi and LK Advani and also stated that the Prime Minister does not even fold his hands and greet the veteran BJP leadwer. He had said, “In Hinduism, guru is supreme. It talks of guru-shishya tradition. Who is Modi’s guru? Advani. Joota maar ke stage se utara (Advani was kicked out from stage).”
All these remarks came after BJP denied ticket to Advani from Gandhinagar that he had been representing for years.