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Joshi’s casteist remark on Modi against Congress’ values: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi distanced himself from his senior party member CP Joshi’s controversial remark that ‘only Brahmins know and can talk about Hinduism’.

Slamming Joshi, the Congress chief said that the former’s comment is the opposite of the values of the grand old party. He further said that his party leaders should not give statements which can hurt sentiments of any section.

 

Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi said, “CP Joshi’s comment is the opposite of the values of Congress party. Party leaders should not give statements which can hurt sentiments of any section.”

“I am sure Joshi ji will realise his mistake, keeping party’s principles in mind. He should regret his statement,” the tweet added.

Joshi was speaking at an event in Rajasthan’s Nathdwara. The state is going to polls in a single phase on December 7 while the counting is scheduled to be held on December 11.