'RSS propagandist' PM Modi trying to become Raja Harishchandra: NCP

| Updated: Dec 22, 2016 19:29 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 22 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying that his fight is against corruption, alleging that he being a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) propagandist was an expert in turning a lie into truth and was now trying to become Raja Harishchandra. "The Prime Minister became the Prime Minister with the help of black money. If one sees the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the extravagance with which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaigned for it, sets an example like never before. He is trying to become Raja Harishchandra, but people won't accept him. He has been an RSS propagandist, and he is an expert in turning a lie into truth and vice-versa," Nationalist Congress Party leader Tariq Anwar told ANI. Reacting to Prime Minister Modi's Pakistan analogy on opposition, using same method as the neighbouring country, Anwar said this has always been the last weapon of the Prime Minister. "This is the last weapon of Prime Minister. During elections, when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister, he used to say that their fight is with General Musharraf. He did not use to name the opposition parties. He always used to say that celebrations will be made in Pakistan if the opposition loses here," said Anwar. Anwar also opined that whatever former prime minister Manmohan Singh said about the problems related to demonetisation were genuine, and Prime Minister Modi's claims of making India a cashless economy is only an illusion. "Manmohan Singh only pointed out the ground reality but Narendra Modi ji is talking something which is far from reality... He rightly said that no country in this world is cashless. All the developed countries do use cash. Talking about the country to make cashless in such a situation, is nothing but a phantasm," he said. Earlier today, Prime Minister Modi launched a scathing attack on Manmohan Singh, saying that the problems pointed out by the latter related to demonetisation are actually the loopholes which existed during his regime. (ANI)