Vijay Goel compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Mahatma Gandhi during a “Tiranga Yatra” he led on the 81st anniversary of the Quit India Movement.
During a “Tiranga Yatra” he led on Wednesday to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the Quit India Movement, former Union minister and BJP leader Vijay Goel compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “modern-day Mahatma Gandhi.”
Goel, who serves as the vice chairman of the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, led a Yatra from Rajghat to the Charti Lal Goel Heritage Park, which is close to the Red Fort, during which participants sang for the emancipation of India from casteism, corruption, and other social ills.
On August 9, 1942, Mahatma Gandhi began the Quit India Movement to protest the country’s then-British rulers.
Speaking to the Tiranga Yatra attendees, Goel continued by comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a contemporary Mahatma Gandhi and asserting that the nation is working to combat poverty and corruption while upholding Gandhi’s principles under his leadership, according to a statement from the BJP leader’s office.
He added that under Modi’s leadership, the nation is currently reflecting the attitude that dynastic politics, corruption, and nepotism should leave India. The prime minister has urged young people to embrace Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings and comprehend his significance to the liberation struggle for India”s independence.
Goel added that the Tiranga Yatra was in sync with Modi’s vision of an inclusive and prosperous India as well as his vision to fight social evils