Assam Pradesh Congress Committee President Ripun Bora has condemned the statement of BJP national president JP Nadda that members of the Congress party are ‘political tourists’ and says that such a denigrating statement of an opposition party is not expected by such a senior leader and President of the BJP party.
In the statement, Bora also reminded Nadda that the BJP party was born in 1980 while the Congress party was born in 1885. How can a party that has been in existence for 136 years, that brought freedom for its people from British domination and that ruled India and contributed towards nation building be termed as ‘political tourist’?
The APCC president also questioned that where were the BJP leaders when Assam was ravaged by the floods in 2017 and 2018? While PM Narendra Modi could make out time to come to Assam umpteenth time for election campaigns why couldn’t he find time to be near the people of the state during the floods?
Bora further advised National BJP president JP Nadda that instead of discussing the Congress party in his virtual meetings with his party members he should ensure the safety of the people of Assam from Covid by facilitating the quick availability of vaccines as the longer the delay the greater is the threat to people’s lives.