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War of words between political leaders

War of words between political leaders

Every Indian still regrets that he (Vallabhbhai Patel) did not become the first Prime Minister. Had he been, the country's destiny would have been different, says Narendra Modi, Gujarat CM and BJP's PM candidate, at a rally in Ahmedabad on October 29

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi
Every Indian still regrets that he (Vallabhbhai Patel) did not become the first Prime Minister. Had he been, the country's destiny would have been different
Narendra Modi, Gujarat CM and BJP's PM candidate, at a rally in Ahmedabad on October 29

Anand Sharma
Anand Sharma
It is rather odd that you have attempted to brazenly usurp the rich legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, whose approach and beliefs militate against all that is personified by the RSS, whose nominee you are
Anand Sharma, Commerce Minister, in a letter to Narendra Modi

Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad taught us to respect all people even if their ideologies were different. Today there is dearth of these thoughts and I believe everyone present on this dais will do a self-assessment about it
Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister, while sharing a dais with Narendra Modi at a rally in Ahmedabad on October 29

Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar
An associate of Hitler's said if you repeat a lie a 100 times, it is accepted as the truth. This is what they (Narendra Modi and his supporters) are doing. When you believe in fascism, you follow Hitler's ideals
Nitish Kumar, Bihar Chief Minister, at a rally in Rajgir on October 29

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi
An intelligence officer came into my room and told me that people from Pakistan's intelligence agencies are talking to a few Muslims boys whose relatives were killed in Muzaffarnagar riots. He said he tried to talk to the boys and convince them not to get influenced by these people
Rahul Gandhi, Congress Vice President, at a rally in Indore on October 24

Congress should tell the country how come Indian intelligence agencies are briefing the 'shahzada' (Rahul)... and you have leveled serious allegations against the youth in relief camps (of Muzaffarnagar) that they are hobnobbing with ISI

Narendra Modi, Gujarat CM and BJP's PM candidate, at a rally in Jhansi on October 25