Three days again, Mr Yeddyurappa had hit out at Rahul Gandhi for reportedly visiting a temple after consuming “Javari hen” throughout his tour of northern components of the poll-bound state.
“Congress President Rahul Gandhi gave the BJP household sleepless nights in Gujarat. It seems to be as if the identical goes to be repeated within the Karnataka (Meeting elections). Rahul Gandhi visited quite a few temples in Gujarat and supplied prayers there. That point the BJP criticised him severely because it was apprehensive about its personal existence pondering what is going to occur if the Congress chief adopted Hindutva,” the Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana, stated.
Mr Gandhi, throughout his election, had stopped at Kanakagiri in Koppal district and visited the Kanakachala Laxmi-Narasimha temple.
The write-up additionally claimed that Congress will nook BJP within the upcoming Karnataka elections, much like what they did final 12 months forward of the Gujarat polls by adopting “tender Hindutva”.
“Now, election rallies are being held in Karnataka and there may be an alternate of allegations between the BJP and the Congress. Like in Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi has been visiting mosques in addition to temples in that state. This has angered the BJP’s chief ministerial face, BS Yeddyurappa, who accused Mr Gandhi of visiting a temple after consuming meat,” Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena stated.
And although the Congress instantly issued a clarification saying that Rahul Gandhi had a vegetarian meal earlier than visiting the temple, based on Shiv Sena, the entire incident solely exhibits the brand new “low” that this election marketing campaign has touched.
“Discussing such points in the course of the election marketing campaign is an indication of sick mentality,” the Sena famous.
The piece additional learn that one mustn’t harm individuals’s spiritual sentiments, and in addition mustn’t see what others had been consuming.
“Each spiritual place has its personal customs and traditions. There are temples in Maharashtra the place meat is obtainable to the deity…Raking up such points in election campaigns shows a sick mentality.
Solely they know what was there in Rahul Gandhi’s plate. However we’re certain that it has turned the BJP nervous,” the get together added.
The Sena, in his mouth-piece, additionally hit out at Mr Yeddyurappa over the violence at Karnataka border throughout his tenure as Karnataka chief minister.
“Throughout ‘vegetarian’ Yedyurappa’s tenure because the chief minister, the blood of Marathi talking individuals dwelling in Karnataka’s border areas was shed after they had been hit by violence. This violence can be a type of non vegetarianism!” the Sena stated.