Mani Shankar Aiyar suspended for insulting PM Modi
The congress party has suspended its senior member Mani Shankar Aiyar from primary membership.
This comes after Aiyar gave called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "neech", meaning a lowly person.
The remark sparked out a lot of outrage among members of the ruling party.
Both BJP and Congress reacted to the remarks in view of the upcoming elections in Gujarat.
Even Rahul Gandhi said that the remark was uncalled for and Aiyar shpuld aplogise for using such a word about the PM.
My Hindi is Poor - Mani Shankar Aiyar
However, Mani Shankar Aiyar said that he only meant to call the Prime Minister a low minded person and the usage of the word “neech” was due to his limited knowledge about the Hindi language.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that such insults are expected from the congress party members as the party has no culture.