While Rahul used prayers at the Somnath temple previously this afternoon, Prime Minister
Continuing his high decibel campaign in poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assaulted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for calling GST ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ and stated those who looted the nation could only believe of dacoits.
“Today some people are remembering Somnath, I have to ask them – Have you forgotten your history? Your family members, our very first Prime Minister, was not pleased with the idea of a temple being developed there,” PM Modi said at a rally in neighboring Prachi.
The ancient temple was already the cynosure of limelights owing to the high profile campaign rallies scheduled in its vicinity on Wednesday. At such a time, Tyagi’s flub was posted on social media, where it went viral. ‘Somnath temple’ rapidly rose to the list of top trends on micro-blogging website Twitter.
Gujarat Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia dismissed the incident as a storm in a teacup and panned the Clarification: There is just one visitor’s book at Somnath Temple that was signed by Congress VP Rahul Gandhi. Any … https://t.co/yOMGkEPpjd!.?.!— Congress (@INCIndia) 1511958419000