Sonia Gandhi attacks BJP's 'shameless efforts' to form government in Maharashtra 

WION Web Team New Delhi Nov 28, 2019, 10.47 AM(IST)

United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi addresses a public meeting for the campaign. Photograph:( AFP )

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Sonia Gandhi was addressing the Congress parliamentary party meet in New Delhi on Thursday. 

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi launched a scathing attack on ruling BJP and said Narendra Modi-led government made ''shameless efforts'' in Maharashtra referring to BJP's attempt to form the government in the state without having the required numbers. 

Sonia Gandhi was addressing the Congress parliamentary party meet in New Delhi on Thursday. 

Referring to a group of 27 members of European Parliament private visit to Kashmir on October 28, Gandhi said political leaders of India were not allowed in Jammu & Kashmir but some European MPs were, it was a shameful act by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

On WhatsApp privacy breach issue, she said Narendra Modi government was taking away fundamental rights of the citizens.

She also accused the government of selling profit-making Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) to ''Narendra Modi's friends''. 

On BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur's reported reference to Nathuram Godse as 'deshbhakt', in Lok Sabha, she said ''Our party has said everything that needs to be said on the issue''.

On Pragya Singh Thakur's reported reference to Nathuram Godse as 'deshbhakt', in Lok Sabha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said ''what she is saying, that is the heart of the RSS & BJP, what can I say? It cannot be hidden. I don't need to waste my time demanding action against that woman''.