PM Modi dubs A Raja as ‘outdated 2G missile’, slams remark on Palaniswami’s mother


PM Modi during a public meeting in support of their NDA allied candidates ahead of assembly polls at Dharapuram in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur district, on 30 March 2021 | PTI


Text Size:

Dharapuram: In a veiled attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dubbed former union telecom minister A Raja, as an ‘outdated 2G missile’ of the Congress and DMK and slammed him for insulting the mother of Chief Minister K Palaniswami and targeting Tamil Nadu women.

Without naming Raja, Modi in his election rally here said Congress and DMK have launched their ‘outdated 2G missile’ and this missile has one clear target, the women of Tamil Nadu.

“A few days back, this missile was launched by UPA with a clear order to attack the nari shakti of Tamil Nadu.”

Today Congress and DMK have insulted the respected mother of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami, he alleged.

“God forbid, if they come to power, they will insult many other women of Tamil Nadu.”

Days ago, in his campaign, Raja allegedly spoke in an offensive manner over the birth of Palaniswami and the ruling AIADMK lodged a police complaint and a case has been registered against him.

Asking Congress and DMK leadership to control their party leaders, the PM said the people of Tamil Nadu are noting everything and they would never tolerate insult to the women of the state.


Also read: Modi in Bangladesh, Jaishankar in Dushanbe show India’s neighborhood swagger is back


 

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it

India needs free, fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism even more as it faces multiple crises.

But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle.

ThePrint has the finest young reporters, columnists and editors working for it. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here.

Support Our Journalism