PM Modi Hits Out at Rahul Gandhi for Calling Varanasi Youth ‘Drug Addicts’, Says ‘He Who Has Lost Senses…’ – News18

Last Updated: February 23, 2024, 17:21 IST

Varanasi [Benares], India

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (File Images: PTI)

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (File Images: PTI)

PM Modi said the prince of the Congress family said UP’s youth are ‘nashedi’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi, on Friday said he was shocked at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s remarks about the youth of Varanasi. PM Modi said the prince of the Congress family said UP’s youth are ‘nashedi’.

In a sharp attack on the Congress leader, who was once fielded against Modi in 2014, Modi said “those who are not in ‘hosh’ themselves are calling the youth ‘nasheri.’

“In last 10 years, they spent their time abusing Modi. But now they are talking out their frustration on the people. Jinke aapne hosh thhikane nahi hai, wo UP ke, mere kashi ke bachcho ko nashedi keh rahe hai (those who are not in their senses are calling UP’s youth addicts)” PM Modi said strongly condemning Rahul Gandhi’s statement.

Gandhi, who is currently carrying out his ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ had ry said that in Varanasi he observed some youths inebriated, lying on the streets, and dancing at night. “The future of the youth of Uttar Pradesh is intoxicated,” Rahul added.

In his address, Modi said the speed of development of Varanasi has increased in the last 10 years. Gandhi had recently said that in Varanasi he observed some youths inebriated, lying on the streets, and dancing at night.

The future of the youth of Uttar Pradesh is intoxicated, he had added. In his address, Modi said the speed of development of Varanasi has increased in the last 10 years.

(With PTI inputs)