Owaisi flays Rahul for inviting Pranab Mukherjee at Iftar party

Owaisi flays Rahul for inviting Pranab Mukherjee at Iftar party

New Delhi: All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMM) president and Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday lashed out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for inviting former President Pranab Mukherjee at his Iftar party and called it an act of "hypocrisy of highest order". "Give a Speech at RSS Head Office, praise its Founder and comfortably come to Janedharu Iftar party and if my party contest elections will be called communal & what not but inviting & sharing a table with @CitiznMukherjee is "normal , acceptable Hypocrisy of Highest order," Mr Owaisi tweeted.

At the Iftar party on Wednesday evening hosted by Mr Gandhi, his maiden as Congress president, among others Mr Mukherjee, former President Prathiba Patil, former Vice-President Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were among the main dignitaries. Former President Mukherjee has lately courted controversy after he accepted invitation and addressed the RSS function at their headquarters in Nagpur. It may be mentioned that on several occasions, Congress president Gandhi had slammed RSS for its alleged 'communal' slant.

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