New Delhi: Hitting out at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for using ‘vulgar’ language against Primr Minsiter Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his blog asked that if any functionary of the Government of India were to use such language, it would witness a nationwide outrage.
Kejriwal had called the PM a ‘coward’ and a ‘psychopath’.
In his blog, Jaitley asked that if any functionary of the Government of India were to use such language, it would witness a nationwide outrage. The Union Finance Minister further said that the functionaries of the Delhi government and its supporters have lowered the level of political discourse.
Jaitley hit out at the Congress too, saying the success of the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi seems to have misled the party that vulgarity brings votes. Notably, Kejriwal has publicly been making allegations against Jaitley with regard to the DDCA affairs.
“Is vulgarity the new norm of Indian politics? I hope not.
Some months ago a few Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party made statements which were not appreciated even by the Party. The Party President cautioned them and advised them to refrain from making such statements. The result of the caution are visible.