He said he sincerely hoped that the prime minister will show "maturity and gravitas", as expected of the high office he holds, instead of concentrating his energy exclusively on scoring "erroneously conceived brownie points". "It is wrong and unfair to question nationalism of journalists, diplomatics and public servants present at the dinner", he said. Modi had vacated the constituency after becoming the PM in 2014.
The Congress party needs no sermons on "nationalism" from a party and prime minister, whose compromised track record on fighting terrorism is well known, he added. "Likewise, I was called for a private dinner where Pakistan-India relation, which is disturbed, was discussed", he said.
The former prime minister said he hoped that Modi will show "maturity and gravitas" as expected of the high office he holds, instead of concentrating his energy exclusively on scoring "erroneously conceived brownie points".
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Meanwhile, Congress President elect Rahul Gandhi said the Prime Minister and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani have initiated only one-sided development in Gujarat in the last 22 years, and that too for only 5-10 people.
Witnessing the pomp and show, the Congress has knocked the door of the Election Commission calling it a violation of the model of conduct.
The Congress rubbished the allegation, but a stern response came from Singh, who said Modi is spreading "falsehoods and canards" for political gains and asked him to apologise to the nation for it.