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Varun Gandhi takes potshots at Rahul Gandhi after turning down Oxford Union debate

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Varun Gandhi takes potshots at Rahul Gandhi after turning down Oxford Union debate

On Friday (March 17), BJP chief Varun Gandhi took a dig at his cousin brother, Rahul Gandhi, for searching for overseas intervention in India’s inner affairs throughout his Cambridge University speak.

Varun Gandhi, who represents the Pilbhit constituency in Lok Sabha, knowledgeable on social media that he has turned down an invite to talk on India’s political affairs on the University of Oxford.

“I have declined the invitation for a debate at the Oxford Union. India’s polity regularly offers us a space to critique & provide constructive suggestions to improve our policies,” he mentioned in a tweet, posting an Indian Express report informing that he has declined the invite.

I’ve declined the invitation for a debate on the Oxford Union.

India’s polity recurrently presents us an area to critique & present constructive recommendations to enhance our insurance policies.

Subjecting India’s decisions & challenges to worldwide scrutiny, for me, is a dishonourable act.

— Varun Gandhi (@varungandhi80) March 17, 2023

“Subjecting India’s choices & challenges to international scrutiny, for me, is a dishonourable act,” he additional emphasised. The archive of the tweet might be accessed right here.

Varun Gandhi was invited to talk on the movement ‘This House Believes Modi’s India is on the Right Path’, and the invite was despatched to him by Matthew Dick, president of the Oxford Union. “I am pleased to extend an invitation for Mr Gandhi to speak in an upcoming debate of ours. The motion is This House Believes Modi’s India Is On The Right Path,” the invitation letter acknowledged.

It additional mentioned, “Against the backdrop of ever-strong popularity among voters, it is imperative to discuss whether the BJP’s direction under Modi has been more polarising than unifying. The question then becomes: what (or who) is the right path for India as it forges ahead into the future?”

However, Varun Gandhi declined the invite saying that such points must be raised “within India to Indian policymakers”. He had additionally mentioned that he believed the subject was one “with a predefined conclusion”. “Such comment must be offered within India to Indian policymakers. I see no merit or integrity in vocalising internal challenges in an international forum,” he wrote in his letter to the college informing about his resolution to not attend the occasion.

“I believe the chosen topic is not one that offers much scope for debate or dispute,” Varun Gandhi added. Talking in regards to the matter, he mentioned that the nation has been “on the right path for development and inclusiveness”.

The improvement comes weeks after Congress scion Rahul Gandhi courted controversy for defaming India overseas and pleading with overseas powers to meddle in India’s inner political affairs.

Rahul Gandhi and his anti-India propaganda

While delivering a lecture to the MBA college students of Cambridge University on February 28 this yr, Rahul Gandhi spoke in regards to the Hathras case, the Pulwama assault and the Pegasus row to hawk his anti-India propaganda.

While delivering a presentation, he lied that the Israeli adware Pegasus was getting used to watch his cellphone. Rahul Gandhi claimed that terrorists noticed him in Kashmir however couldn’t trigger hurt as he was selling the thought of non-violence and peace.

Rahul Gandhi even in contrast the BJY to Gandhi’s Dandi March, drawing equivalence with the liberty wrestle towards the British, portray himself as carrying the legacy of Gandhi (they don’t seem to be associated), of combating towards tyranny.

He randomly known as out a Sikh man from the viewers and claimed that Sikhs have been rendered second-class residents in India by the Narendra Modi authorities.

Despite being nicely conscious that the worldwide Khalistan motion has been attempting to brainwash the Sikh group, he exploited the chance at Cambridge University to current a distorted picture of India to the world.

During an interactive session, organised by the Indian Journalists’ Association (IJA), Rahul cried foul over the dearth of overseas intervention to safeguard democracy in India.