New Delhi, Aug 17: The BJP launched a social media campaign — “Desh ki badli soch” (country’s mindset has changed) — in which it’s far evaluating the Independence Day speeches of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the ones of his Congress predecessors.
The party on its Twitter deal shared many photos quoting components of speeches made by Modi and his predecessors Manmohan Singh, Rajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, and Jawaharlal Nehru to venture its chief in a nice light.
Desh Ki Badli Soch!
Lack of faith in democracy as it needed 'cleansing' vs hailing democracy as the country's biggest strength. pic.twitter.com/s2BY48OhwN
— BJP (@BJP4India) August 16, 2022
One such tweet alleges that no tribute to fallen infantrymen turned into supplied through Nehru in his 1963 speech, which got here after the 1962 war with China.
It referred to that Modi in his 2020 cope with remembered individuals who made the ideal sacrifice withinside the war with Chinese forces in Ladakh.
Quoting from Singh’s addresses in 2008 and 2009, the BJP accused him of “remembering selective idols, appeasing a family” and noted Modi’s 2014 speech wherein he stated that country has reached right here because of contributions from all of the top ministers.
In 1975, after implementing the Emergency, Indira Gandhi justified it as “bitter pills” to “cleanse” special components of the national life, whilst Modi in his 2017 speech noted democracy as India’s “largest strength”, the ruling party claimed.
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The BJP has concentrated on the main figures of the main opposition party in its social media campaigns.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday alleged that “self-obsessed” authorities are hell-bent on “trivializing” the sacrifices of freedom combatants and the party will strongly oppose such tries made for political gains.
Gandhi’s assault had come an afternoon after the BJP launched a video narrating its model of occasions that caused India’s partition in 1947 and which it tangentially blamed the pinnacle Congress management on the time and confirmed pics of Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.