After an Assam court issued a bailable warrant against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his tweets on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s educational qualifications, the Congress on Tuesday asked the PM why he was so “secretive” about his educational background.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh took to Twitter to question the PM.
Kejriwal summoned by Assam Court for questioning Education qualification of PM. Is it a crime?— digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) April 11, 2017
He took several digs at the PM, asking if it was a crime to know about his background.
Don't People of India have a right to know educational qualification of their Prime Minister ? What is so secret about it ?— digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) April 11, 2017
Why is Modi so secretive of his educational qualification ? Obviously he has lied to the People about his education.— digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) April 11, 2017
Kejirwal has entered troubled territory last year when he accused Modi of having furnished false degrees of Gujarat University.
A criminal defamation case was filed by Assam BJP leader Surya Rongphar, who called the comment “baseless and misleading”.
Last year, the Delhi University’s registrar said that the Prime Minister’s degree was authentic and he “cleared the examination in 1978 and was awarded the degree in 1979.”
Copies of the Prime Minister’s Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Delhi University and Gujarat University, respectively were released by the Centre last year.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had alleged that the government produced “forged” documents, which contained “glaring discrepancies”, including the name and year of issue.
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