NEW DELHI: Union minister Giriraj Singh took to
on Saturday for the statement he made during Bharat Bachao rally in the capital.
Singh said: “Vir Savarkar was a real patriot. No one becomes Gandhi and a patriot by merely adopting a surname. One needs Indian blood to become a real patriot. Many people have looted the country in disguise. It is unacceptable.”
The Minister tagged a picture of Rahul, Sonia and Priyanka. “Who are these three? Are they common people of India?”
वीर सावरकर तो सच्चे देशभक्त थे…उधार का सरनेम लेने से कोई गांधी नहीं होता ,कोई देशभक्त नहीं बनता..देशभक्त होने के… https://t.co/ehNwqIqiEd
— Shandilya Giriraj Singh (@girirajsinghbjp) 1576311027000
Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the BJP while addressing ‘Bharat Bachao rally’ in the capital. He said he would not apologise for speaking the truth. “My name is not Rahul Savarkar, but Rahul Gandhi. I will not apologise for speaking the truth”.
Rahul courted controversy over his “rape in India” remark at an election rally in
, which led to ruckus in Parliament. The BJP had sought apology from Rahul for making that statement.