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Congress leaders change show pics on social media accounts to Nehru holding tricolour


BJP takes dig on the Congress, saying RaGa ought to look outdoors his household and permit get together members to make use of their pictures with the Tricolour

New Delhi: The Congress and a bunch of its high leaders on Wednesday modified their show photos on social media accounts to a picture of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru holding the nationwide flag, evoking a “dynastic” jibe from the BJP.

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other BJP leaders made the ‘tiranga’ their profile image on social media platforms, Congress leaders, together with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and the get together’s official deal with on Twitter and different social media platforms posted {a photograph} of Nehru with the tricolour as their show photos.

The BJP took a dig on the Congress over it, saying Rahul Gandhi ought to look outdoors his household and permit get together members to make use of their pictures with the Tricolour.

“Our tiranga is the delight of our nation, the tiranga is within the coronary heart of each Indian,” former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi stated in a tweet as he modified the show image of his social media accounts.

His colleague Jairam Ramesh took a dig on the prime minister, asking if the organisation that didn’t hoist the nationwide flag at its headquarters in Nagpur for 52 years will comply together with his message to make the ‘tiranga’ the profile image of social media accounts.

“Within the Lahore session of 1929, whereas hoisting the flag on the banks of river Ravi, Pandit Nehru stated, ‘As soon as once more you must do not forget that this flag has now been hoisted. So long as there’s a single Indian man, lady, youngster alive, the status of this tricolour shouldn’t be lowered,” Ramesh tweeted in Hindi.

“We’re placing the DP of our chief Nehru with the tricolour in hand. However evidently the message of the Prime Minister didn’t attain his family. Those that didn’t hoist the flag of their headquarters in Nagpur for 52 years, will they observe the Prime Minister’s message?” Ramesh stated in an apparent reference to the RSS. He used the hashtag ‘MyTirangaMyPride’.

In a jibe on the BJP over the change in flag code to permit for polyester flags, Ramesh tagged a tweet with Nehru’s image holding the flag and stated,”and that’s in Khadi”.

Requested in regards to the Congress leaders’ altering their social media show photos, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra stated, “I imagine there shouldn’t be dynastic politics in each challenge… They’ve displayed the image of their chief who was the nation’s first prime minister. The tricolour belongs to the poorest of the poor and to 135 crore Indians.”

“Anybody can maintain the tricolour and put it of their DP (show image)… His (Gandhi’s) household has been in politics from the start. I really feel Rahul Gandhi ought to give others an opportunity. Will probably be excellent if his get together staff show their image with the tricolour,” Patra stated.

He, nonetheless, added, “Not less than the tricolour is arising”.

The nation is honoured when an abnormal individual, the final individual within the queue, holds the nationwide flag excessive and lauds the nation, he stated.

Patra additionally cited the election of Droupadi Murmu because the nation’s first tribal President on this context.

In the course of the press convention, the BJP spokesperson requested all events, together with these within the opposition, to affix the federal government’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ programme, saying programmes like this are past politics.

Congress’ media division head Pawan Khera in addition to another get together leaders shared screenshots of the Twitter handles of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its chief Mohan Bhagwat and identified that that they had not modified their profile photos to mirror the Tricolour.

“Folks of the Sangh, at the least now undertake the tricolour,” Khera tweeted.

Among the many different get together leaders who modified their DPs within the run-up to Independence Day had been Sachin Pilot, Shashi Tharoor, Pawan Khera and Supriya Shrinate.

The official Twitter deal with of the get together in addition to that of the Congress Seva Dal and different party-related organisations additionally modified their profile photos on varied social media platforms similar to Twitter, Fb and Instagram.

“The tricolour is in our hearts, it’s in our veins as blood… Allow us to all make this tricolour which provides the message of unity, our id. Jai Hind,” the Congress stated on Twitter.

On Tuesday, Modi modified his show image on social media accounts to the nationwide flag and urged folks to do the identical as a part of a collective motion to have fun the tricolour.

Different senior BJP leaders, together with Union ministers and chief ministers, adopted go well with.

Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari and chief ministers Yogi Adityanath and Shivraj Singh Chouhan had been amongst numerous get together members who switched their profile photos on Twitter to the nationwide flag.

In his Mann ki Baat radio broadcast on Sunday, Modi stated the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ is popping right into a mass motion and urged folks to place the ‘tiranga’ because the profile image of their social media accounts between August 2 and 15.




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