PTI | | Posted by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath
BJP’s social media post sharing a poster about ‘X’ portraying Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as a “new-age Ravan” has drawn a strong reaction from Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah , and the Deputy Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar.
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While Siddaramaiah retaliated by calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “vote hunter” in a post along with a poster, Shivakumar, who is also the state Congress president, claimed that Rahul Gandhi’s leadership has created a very big fear in the minds of the BJP as The INDIA alliance is getting stronger.
“Stop focusing on 10 heads, start focusing on the millions of lives lost,” Siddaramaiah said in a post on social media platform ‘X’ along with a poster of the prime minister calling him a “vote hunter”.
Stating that Gandhi’s leadership has created a very big fear in the minds of everyone in the BJP, Shivakumar said, “INDIA (alliance) is getting stronger, is united and will be protected. INDIA was formed after his (Rahul Gandhi) ) Bharat Jodo. Yatra, fearing this, they have put up a poster of Ravana with ten heads.”
Speaking to reporters here, he said, “You have to understand that there is a culture in North India that worships Ravana. Before Rama and Ravana head off to war, Ravana helps Rama do sankalpa (a ritual Don’t let me “Discuss all those things now… let them (BJP) do anything. This shows how much they fear Rahul Gandhi and his leadership.”
The BJP’s poster on Rahul Gandhi appeared after the Congress posted a photo of Narendra Modi on ‘X’ with the caption ‘Biggest Liar’ and another calling him ‘Jumla Boy’ who was ‘going to go to election rally soon’. .
In a harsh response, the BJP in its official name ‘X’ shared a poster of Gandhi with several heads with the title “Bharat Khatre Mein Hai – A Congress Party Production. Directed by George Soros.”