'Modi is rightly called a 'feku': Digvijay Singh

Last Updated: Mon, Jul 01, 2013 14:20 hrs

Hours after Bihar Chief Minister targeted his Gujarat Chief counterpart over his claims that he rescued 15,000 Gujaratis from flood ravaged Uttarakhand, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday poked fun at Narendra Modi, saying he is rightly called a 'feku'.

"There is a Times of India news item on the front page that within two days he has evacuated 15,000 pilgrims, while the fact is the Gujarat website says that the figure was about 600. Again there was a news item that he has offered 28 helicopters which again was denied by the official statement of the Gujarat Government. So, therefore he is rightly called a 'feku'," he told the media here.

Nitish Kumar, who was interacting with the media in Patna, earlier in the day lashed out at Modi, whose recent promotion as BJP' poll campaign chief, prompted the end of a 17-year alliance.

"I am not Rambo - and rush to rescue Biharis from Uttarakhand," he said.

Modi had last month visited the flood-ravaged state of Uttarakhand, where thousands have lost their lives following the natural calamity. A newspaper report then said that Modi rescued 15,000 Gujaratis in a 'Rambo act'. (ANI)

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