- Congress also participated in the tricolor celebration
- All leaders including Rahul-Priyanka put Nehru’s picture on DP
- Congress targets RSS
Har Ghar Tiranga: Several party leaders, including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Wednesday posted a picture of the country’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru holding the tricolor in his hand as a DP (display picture) on their social media profiles. Targeting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the main opposition party also asked that those who did not hoist the tricolor at their headquarters for 52 years after independence, would they obey the Prime Minister? Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently called upon people to put ‘Tiranga’ as the profile picture of their social media accounts.
Our tricolor is the pride of the country: Rahul Gandhi
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted after posting a DP with Nehru’s picture in his hand, “The pride of the country is our tricolor, in the heart of every Hindustani, our tricolor.” Party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi tweeted the same picture. DP and said, “Victory world tricolor lovely, flag high, ours.” Congress has also put the same picture as DP on its official Twitter handle. The party said, “The tricolor is in our hearts, in the form of blood, it is in our veins. On December 31, 1929, Pandit Nehru while hoisting the tricolor on the banks of river Ravi said, “Now that the tricolor has been hoisted, it should not be bowed down. Let us all make this tricolor our identity, which gives the message of unbroken unity of the country.Jai Hind.
Congress targets RSS
Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh has also put the same picture as DP. He tweeted, “While hoisting the flag on the banks of river Ravi in the Lahore session of 1929, Pandit Nehru said – ‘Once again you have to remember that this flag has now been hoisted. As long as not a single Indian man, woman, child is alive, this tricolor should not be bowed. He said, “We are putting the picture of our leader Nehru as a DP with the tricolor in his hand. But it seems that the message of the Prime Minister did not reach his family only. Those who did not hoist the flag at their headquarters in Nagpur for 52 years, will they obey the Prime Minister?
Sangh people, now adopt the tricolor: Pawan Kheda
Congress’s media and publicity chief Pawan Khera shared screen shots of the Twitter profile of RSS and its chief Mohan Bhagwat, saying, “Sangh people, now adopt the tricolour.” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Indian Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda and other leaders of the ruling party at the Centre, on Tuesday put the ‘tricolor’ on the ‘display’ picture of their social media accounts and urged people to do the same. Modi had said in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ program on Sunday that the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ is turning into a mass movement. He had requested people to put ‘tricolor’ as their profile picture on their social media accounts between August 2 and August 15.
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