Requested to touch upon pre-election raids on political opponents and allegations of unlawful telephone surveillance, Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra went one step additional immediately, accusing the federal government of preying on her youngsters on social media.
“They’re even hacking my youngsters’s Instagram accounts, not to mention telephone tapping. Do they not have another work?” she mentioned in response to a query.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has two youngsters – Miraya Vadra, 18, and Raihan Vadra, 20, who not often make public appearances.
Ms Gandhi Vadra, the Congress’s Uttar Pradesh unit in-charge tasked with a problem to overtake the occasion’s fortunes after abysmal exhibits in the previous couple of elections, additionally attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s money outreach scheme to girls forward of elections.
“What did I say to the ladies of UP? To make use of their energy. Now even PM Modi has given in. Why did not he announce this within the final 5 years? Why now, earlier than elections? Ladies have woken up with our ‘ladki hoon, lad sakti hoon‘ slogan,” she mentioned.
Daughter of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi who turned the newest member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to enter politics forward of the 2019 basic elections, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been seen with a extra assertive method this time than final when the Congress bombed, scoring only one parliamentary seat.
The identical yr, the Congress had alleged that she was one of many occasion’s leaders whose telephones had been hacked in a large unlawful surveillance drive utilizing the Israeli spyware and adware Pegasus.