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Home / India News / PM Modi insulted Bengaluru by calling it garbage city, says Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi insulted Bengaluru by calling it garbage city, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “natural liar”, and said he had insulted Bengaluru by referring to it as a garbage city

india Updated: May 04, 2018 13:48 IST
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Congress President Rahul Gandhi speaks during a corner meeting ahead of Karnataka Assembly elections at Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology Ground in Bhalki on Thursday.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi speaks during a corner meeting ahead of Karnataka Assembly elections at Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology Ground in Bhalki on Thursday. (PTI)

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “natural liar”, and said he had insulted Bengaluru by referring to it as a garbage city.

Gandhi’s condemnation comes a day after Modi attacked the Congress party’s government in Karnataka for destroying the cityscape.

“Calling Bengaluru, the garden city and the pride of India a garbage city is insulting,” Gandhi tweeted and attached an infographic detailing the money spent by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance as compared to funding provided by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government on urban infrastructure.

On Thursday, Modi at a poll rally in Kengeri on Bengaluru’s outskirts blasted the Siddaramaiah government for allegedly turning India’s Silicon Valley into a “sin valley” and Bengaluru into a “crime capital”.

Though Bengaluru was admired the world over as a garden city, Modi said, the state government had turned it into a “garbage city”, as it had no concern for basic amenities.