In a series of tweets, actor-politician Sinha defended that 47-year-old Rahul Gandhi, the "president of the oldest party" has "really matured" in the last few years. The hon'ble PM sounds like he's trying to teach abbreviations of words to KG children. "Sir, the entire country isn't a school".
This apart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intense campaigning - 21 rallies covering most of the districts - tilted the balance in favour of BJP and the Congress, which was depending heavily on one leader - Siddaramaiah - was not able to match that blitzkrieg.More news: Nokia X6: What we know so far
"Sir, you received our full support along with full media support and now you are raising slogans so that it isn't taken over?"
Firing a fresh salvo, disgruntled BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's criticism of Rahul Gandhi for expressing readiness to become PM, and alleged that he was indulging in "attention diversion politics" instead of answering the "pertinent" questions raised by the Congress president.More news: Next Up at Amazon-Run Whole Foods: Half-Priced Halibut Steaks
The face-off in Karnataka is being seen as the Congress's last stand in a battle to claim national party status, while for the BJP it is a chance to come closer to realizing Modi's dream of an India purged of the Congress. "Naamdar, Kaamdar, Daamdar or for that matter any average Samajhdar can become Prime Minister if he has the numbers & support".
P.C. Mohan, the sitting BJP MP from Bangalore Central, said people all over the country recognize Modi with the BJP running state governments in 22 states, whereas Gandhi would have to go places where he was recognized.More news: Indicted Russian Firm Accuses US Of Inventing 'Make-Believe Crime'
What happens if your definition changes after results and your PPP becomes of the People by the People and for the People, or for that matter turns into Popular People's Party, he said, again tagging Modi.