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Priyanka Gandhi confronts Modi for quoting from the Bible at a rally | India News


THRISSUR: Congressional leader Priyanka Gandhi confronted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for “quoting” the Bible at an election rally and nothing for nuns harassed by “thugs” belonging to her party during a train trip through Uttar Pradesh, ruled by the BJP recently.
“I guess this was because the elections in Kerala are just around the corner.
Because I didn’t hear a single word about the sisters who were harassed in Jhansi, “he said, a day after Modi attacked the ruling LDF for the gold smuggling scam at an election rally in Palakkad, saying that the CPI (M) the The government “betrayed” the people, as Judas did with Jesus for some silver coins. ”
Addressing an election rally here, Gandhi said there was nothing more empty than quoting the Bible “to sow seeds of division and hatred in the country.”
She said she has worked for many years with the nuns belonging to Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in Delhi, who taught her how to clean the wounds of the homeless.
“I worked for many years with my sisters of the Missionaries of Charity of Mother Teresa.
I volunteered at their homes in Delhi, ”Gandhi said as she recounted her experience as a volunteer for the sisters of the order of Mother Teresa.
“They showed me the dignity of service. And today, when I meet them often, they tell me how they persecute them,” he said.
Attacking the prime minister, the secretary general of Congress said she found it very interesting when Modi “quoted the Holy Bible.”
“There is nothing more ridiculous than quoting the lines of Jesus on a political stage and unleashing persecution against those whose lives are spent serving the poor,” Gandhi said.
He said that it was Jesus Christ who exposed the tyranny of a ruler, whose greed and selfishness devastated his people.
Criticizing the Center, he said that everyone knows how the central government, led by Modi, has “divided our own country in the name of religion.”
The prime minister, while attacking the left-wing government over the gold smuggling case that allegedly involved the former chief secretary to the chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, had commented on LDF: “Judas.”
Judas betrayed the Lord Christ for a few pieces of silver. LDF has betrayed Kerala for a few pieces of gold. ”
Modi sought to link Judas’ betrayal of Jesus in exchange for money, with the case of gold smuggling at the rally held during Holy Week that is being observed by the Christian community.
During Holy Week, Christians remember the events that led to Jesus’ death by crucifixion, his betrayal by Judas during the week in exchange for money and, according to their faith, the resurrection of Jesus.
Judas was one of the 12 apostles of Jesus.
On Monday, the union’s Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal, had mistakenly dismissed charges that two nuns and two
Applicants from a Kerala-based congregation were recently attacked during a train journey through Uttar Pradesh and alleged that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was “making false statements” on the matter.
Vijayan on Tuesday called Goyal’s statement “shameful” and a “total lie.”
The alleged incident at the Jhansi train station on March 19 had its echoes in the Kerala polls last week and Vijayan spoke with the Minister of the Center and the Interior, Amit Shah, promising strong action.

Times of India