MUMBAI: Calling Rahul Gandhi a warrior for standing up towards the Modi authorities, the Shiv Sena on Thursday mentioned “rulers in Delhi” are afraid of the Congress chief.
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana additionally mentioned it was a superb factor that Rahul Gandhi is changing into the Congress president.
“The rulers in Delhi fear Rahul Gandhi. Had it not been so, campaigns to discredit the Gandhi household wouldn’t have been carried out,” the editorial mentioned.
“A dictator is afraid even when one man is towards him, and if this lone warrior is sincere, the fear will increase by 100 instances. The Delhi rulers’ fear of Rahul Gandhi is in this class,” editorial mentioned.
It is an efficient factor that Rahul Gandhi is changing into the Congress president once more, the Sena mouthpiece mentioned.
“One should settle for that BJP has no various to Narendra Modi and Congress has no various to Rahul Gandhi, the Sena mentioned.
“Despite propagating that Rahul Gandhi is a weak chief, he’s nonetheless standing and attacking the federal government at each alternative he will get,” it mentioned.
The Opposition will, sooner or later, rise from the ashes just like the Phoenix,” it added.
Shiv Sena’s reward for Rahul Gandhi comes a fortnight after Sena MP Sanjay Raut known as for increasing the scope of the Congress-led UPA bloc, saying the Opposition ought to unite towards the “dictatorial perspective” of the Centre and supply a “formidable various” to the Modi authorities.
Ahead of subsequent month’s Aurangabad Municipal Corporation elections, the Sena and Congress, companions in the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance in Maharashtra, have been at loggerheads over a requirement to rename that metropolis.
While the Sena needs Aurangabad renamed Sambhajinagar after a Maratha warrior, many state Congress leaders have opposed this transfer.