• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts
Oneindia App Download

'Howdy Modi' event: Congress accuses Modi actively campaigning for Trump

|
Google Oneindia News

New Delhi, Sep 23: The Congress has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating Indian foreign policy's "time honoured principle" of not interfering in the domestic elections of another country by campaigning for US President Donald Trump at the HowdyModi event in Houston.

Howdy Modi event: Congress accuses Modi actively campaigning for Trump

In a series of tweets, Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma said Modi was in the US as India's prime minister and not a star campaigner in the US elections.

"Mr Prime Minister, you have violated the time-honoured principle of Indian foreign policy of not interfering in the domestic elections of another country. This is a singular disservice to the long-term strategic interests of India," Sharma said on Twitter after the Howdy Modi event in Texas on Sunday night.

'Howdy, Modi!': PM Modi flaunts best Indian wear with his staple Kurta-Jacket' combo in Houston'Howdy, Modi!': PM Modi flaunts best Indian wear with his staple Kurta-Jacket' combo in Houston

"Our relationship with the United States of America have throughout been bipartisan, vis-à-vis Republicans and Democrats. Your actively campaigning for Trump is a breach of both India and America as sovereign nations and democracies," he added.

Recommended Video

PM Modi, Pres Trump gush praises of each other at Houston event

Sharma's party colleague, P Chidambaram, who is in Tihar jail on charges of alleged corruption, also took a dig at the prime minister over his "Everything is fine in India" remark in Houston.

"Bharat mai sab achha hai. Except for unemployment, loss of existing jobs, lower wages, mob violence, lockdown in Kashmir and throwing Opposition leaders in prison," Chidambaram tweeted through his family.

For Daily Alerts
Best Deals and Discounts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X