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Varun slams Digvijaya for BJP-Team Anna remarks

delhi Updated: Oct 24, 2011 16:06 IST
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BJP leader Varun Gandhi today hit out at Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh for his comments that there is a nexus between his party and Team Anna, saying he should "stop tilting at the windmills".

Singh has often attacked Hazare and his team for being close to the BJP and RSS. He had charged that Hazare's fast at Ramlila grounds was run with RSS support, a contention denied by the Gandhian but accepted by the Sangh fountainhead. "What nexus between BJP and Team Anna? I am an avowed supporter of the Janlokpal Bill- and yet have never met or spoken to Kejriwal, Bedi, Anna," Gandhi said on Twitter while hitting out at Singh.

"Like every Indian, I am just fed up with corruption and the inability of the system to combat it. Digvijayaji should stop tilting at the windmills," he said. Gandhi seems to have used this phrase- which means attacking imaginary enemies, or fighting unwinnable or futile battles- to drive home his point that Singh is needlessly creating a controversy where none exists. Though Gandhi maintains that he has never met Hazare, he had visited Ramlila grounds when the Gandhian was on his fast for a Jan Lokpal Bill. BJP has stated in Parliament that it fully supports the Jan Lokpal absence of several key players of the World Cup winning side, have backed themselves well.