Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in the US for a medical check-up, on Wednesday termed the Opposition parties ‘Compulsive Contrarians’ and accused them of subverting democracy by weakening an elected government.
In a Facebook post titled ‘The Compulsive Contrarian and his Manufactured Logic’, Jaitley wrote, “The Compulsive Contrarians had no qualms about manufacturing falsehood. They could concoct arguments even if they went against the general interest of the country. They could masquerade corruption as crusade. They could adopt double standards whenever it suited them.”
Without naming the Congress or any other Opposition parties, the ailing finance minister said that nations are built by those with positive mindsets and a national vigour and not by the “Compulsive Contrarians”.
“Nations are built by those with positive mindsets and a national vigor, not by the Compulsive Contrarians. Didn’t left-liberals find fault with the various actions that Gandhiji took during the freedom movement? Weakening a Sovereign Elected Government and strengthening the unelectable is only a subversion of democracy,” Jaitley said in his new tirade against the Opposition parties.
Citing the Opposition uproar over a host of issues including 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections and the Rafale defence deal, the minister said that the ‘Compulsive Contrarians’ were trying to subvert the democracy by weakening an elected government.
The finance minister said that the Opposition parties think that the Narendra Modi Government can’t do any good and hence its every decision must the opposed.
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