Congress president Rahul Gandhi visits Alwar gang rape victim: “Soon after I heard of the Alwar gang rape incident, I spoke to Ashok Gehlot. This is not a political issue for me. I met the victim’s family and they have sought justice which will be done. Action will be taken against culprits.”
PM Narendra Modi in Mau, UP: “We saw hooliganism by TMC workers during Bhai Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata, they vandalized Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s statue. We are committed to Vidyasagar’s vision and will install his grand statue at the same spot.”
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banarejee: “PM Modi said he’ll make Vidyasagar statue. Bengal has money to make the statue. Can he give back the 200 years old heritage? We have proof, but you blame TMC. Aren’t you ashamed? He should do sit ups for lying so much. Liar. Prove allegations otherwise we’ll drag you to jail.”
BJP Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur: “Nathuram Godse was a ‘deshbhakt’, is a ‘deshbhakt,’ and will remain a ‘deshbhakt.” People calling him a terrorist should instead look within, such people will be given a befitting reply in these elections.
Congress Bhopal candidate Digvijaya Singh: “Modi, Amit Shah and the state BJP should give their statements and apologise to the nation. I condemn this statement, Nathuram Godse was a killer, glorifying him is not patriotism, it is sedition.”
DMK chief MK Stalin: “EC has one set of rules for opposition and another for ruling party.”
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal: “They allowed Modi ji’s rallies and ended campaigning after it, it makes it clear that Election Commission is totally biased.”
Priyanka Gandhi, Congress: “PM told you that he himself will deposit ₹15 lakh in your accounts and the President of the same party, after the elections said it was a ‘chunaavi jumla,’ will you trust them again?”