‘Malice with BJP, and not me’
With BJP stepping up the offensive against her husband, Priyanka Gandhi on Monday said she was not bothered by the personal attacks and that she can choose to reject the ‘gifts’ of criticism. ‘If they choose to give me gifts, I can choose to reject them. The malice is with them, not me,’ she said. Priyanka, who is campaigning for her mother here, made the remarks here when asked for her reaction to the attacks against her and her family by BJP.
She said she remains unfazed by criticism and exuded confidence about her mother Sonia Gandhi winning from the constituency. ‘Personal attacks against me and my family do not bother me,’ she said. Earlier on Monday, BJP leader Arun Jaitley had said she has ‘lowered the political discourse’ as he attacked her for her remarks comparing the BJP leaders to ‘panic-stricken rats’.’ She has compared BJP to ‘panic-stricken rats’.