Addressing an election rally in Unnao Rahul Gandhi has stated that the Congress party is a party interested in national integration and welfare of all the sections of society and is in fact Gandhi's party while BJP has divisive agenda and is Godse's party; Godse being Gandhi's killer.
However, although Gandhi has been associated with the Congress, he
wanted it to be disbanded after Independence. Moreover, Gandhism died
the day Gandhi died for while Gandhi was a supporter of Capitalism
and opined that Capitalists are the trustees of public money and
spend it for the welfare of the people, Nehru who became the Prime
Minister of India
after Independence, opted for socialistic pattern
of society on the Soviet pattern.
While Gandhi wanted decentralisation of power, Nehru stood for
centralisation of power. Gandhi wanted to develop small scale and
cottage industries while Nehru went for bigger industries for rapid
development. Gandhi wanted every village to become a republic self
sufficient in itself but Nehru did not want so and so urban slums
dwell as people came to the cities to find employment in big
Gandhi wanted Ram Rajya but Nehru was an agnostic. From all this,
it can be safely deduced that the present Congress party which is
Nehruvian in nature, is not Gandhi's party and Rahul Gandhi is saying
incorrect things. As for BJP being Godse's party, it is too
preposterous to be replied to.
However, it may be stated that BJP and even its predecessor Jan
Sangh were not in existence at the time of Godse. Actually, Godse
belonged to Hindu Maha Sabha but it appears that he has acted on his
own in killing Gandhi with of course Apte abetting him as per Court's
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