The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday accused the Congress social gathering of utilizing the coronavirus disaster to its benefit by “destroying” PM Narendra Modi’s image. The BJP additionally claims to be in possession of “Congress’s toolkit” designed to “destroy PM Modi’s image” over the federal government’s dealing with of the Covid disaster. The Congress has, nonetheless, referred to as the allegation a pretend narrative propagated by the BJP and has denied the existence of such a toolkit.
The toolkit, tweeted by a number of BJP leaders, has now gone viral on social media. The so-called toolkit first appeared in RSS mouthpiece Organiser. The viral “toolkit” purportedly asks Congress employees to use phrases akin to “Indian strain” and “Modi strain” on social media and to “keep using the term super spreader Kumbh”.
The viral toolkit, which has the Congress image on the highest proper nook, additionally purportedly asks social gathering employees to use “dramatic pictures of the funerals and dead bodies” whereas saying that “PM Modi’s approval ratings have been high and have not dipped despite the crisis and mismanagement”.
It is vital to preserve utilizing this time period ‘tremendous spreader Kumbh’ to preserve reminding the folks that it is the Hindu politics of the BJP that’s inflicting a lot misery.
– The so-called toolkit states
“Liaise with foreign journalists and Indian Oped writers in foreign publications and brief them on talking points. Use the dramatic pictures of funerals and dead bodies which is already being done by foreign media…their reporting can be magnified. The envelope can be pushed to start using demeaning phrases for Modi in intellectual discourse,” the toolkit reads.
“It is important to keep using this term ‘super spreader Kumbh’ to keep reminding the people that it is the Hindu politics of the BJP that is causing so much distress. Avoid getting in the trap of Eid and Kumbh false equivalence narrative that BJP will deploy as a counter. Don’t comment on Eid greetings,” it says.
‘RESPOND TO HELP ONLY IF IYC IS TAGGED’
The so-called toolkit additionally talks about amplifying the work of Congress organisations and lengthening assist solely when an individual who has sought assist “tags the Indian Youth Congress handle”. Hoarding of beds and different services on the hospitals has additionally been talked about within the toolkit.
Congress employees instructed to name the mutant pressure as “Modi strain”. No stone left unturned to scar the title of India with the assistance of Foreign Journalists!!
– Sambit Patra
It says: “Keep some beds and other facilities blocked in friendly hospitals, to be released only on our request. Track every request…request them to send a social media post again, this time by tagging IYC handle and its office bearers. Respond to help only if a person tags the IYC handle [sic].”
Sambit Patra, whereas tweeting the so-called toolkit, mentioned, “Disgusting to say the least ..Rahul Gandhi wanting to use this opportunity of Pandemic to destroy the image of PM Modi. Congress workers instructed to call the mutant strain as “Modi pressure”. No stone left unturned to scar the name of India with the help of Foreign Journalists!!”
Disgusting to say the least ..Rahul Gandhi wanting to use this chance of Pandemic to destroy the image of PM Modi.
Congress employees instructed to name the mutant pressure as “Modi strain”
No stone left unturned to scar the title of India with the assistance of Foreign Journalists!! pic.twitter.com/i1ykMB00MA
— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) May 18, 2021
Union Minister V Maraleedharan termed it “disgusting” and mentioned, “This #CongressToolkit clearly shows how @INCIndia instructs its workers to scar India’s efforts to fight the Pandemic. Shame. Disgusting.”
— V Muraleedharan / (@VMBJP) May 18, 2021
BJP spokesperson Sanju Verma mentioned, “ToolKit by @INCIndia is another embarrassing testimony of how an electorally vanquished Congress, is driven not by Seva bhaav, during #COVID19 pandemic Even now,entire fulcrum of @RahulGandhi &his politics is driven by visceral hatred for @narendramodi govt.#CongressToolkitExposed.”
Tajinder Pal Bagga tweeted saying, “‘Don’t Comment on Eid, Call ‘Super Spreader Kumbh’; Congress’ Toolkit Exposes Party’s Sinister Plot to Fight PM Modi.”
We are submitting an FIR for forgery towards JP Nadda, Sambit Patra
– Congress’s Rajeev Gowda
Congress has denied that the social gathering had given any such instructions to its employees. Senior Congress chief Rajeev Gowda has tweeted to say that the BJP was circulating a pretend toolkit. He mentioned the social gathering is “filing an FIR for forgery against BJP chief JP Nadda and Sambit Patra”.
“BJP is propagating a fake “toolkit” on “COVID-19 mismanagement” & attributing it to AICC Research Department. We are filing an FIR for forgery against @jpnadda & @sambitswaraj. When our country is devastated by COVID, instead of providing relief, BJP shamelessly concocts forgeries,” Rajeev Gowda mentioned.
BJP is propagating a pretend “toolkit” on “COVID-19 mismanagement” & attributing it to AICC Research Department. We are submitting an FIR for forgery towards @jpnadda & @sambitswaraj
When our nation is devastated by COVID, as a substitute of offering aid, BJP shamelessly concocts forgeries
— Rajeev Gowda (@rajeevgowda) May 18, 2021
Please get a life
– Indian Youth Congress
GET A LIFE: YOUTH CONGRESS
The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) additionally rejected the claims circulated by the BJP.
The organisation mentioned, “Fake leaders of the anti people BJP are trying to spread a fake and morphed document calling it our toolkit. To all of you, please get a life. Please try to help people now. For your mental health issues please get in touch with our helpline – Hello Doctor 9983836838.”