Mr Gandhi said Mr Shah and the BJP-RSS considered that there were only two "non-animals" in the country-Amit Shah Shah and PM Modi- and that Dalits, tribals, minorities and even his own party leaders "worthless".
The Congress chief made an acerbic attack on PM Modi saying, "there is a basic loss of control and you can see that...you can see that in Modi's demeanour, you can see it in his expression, you can see it in his speeches."
"Nirav Modi is an example, Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi, Piyush Goyal.... they are all examples," Mr Gandhi said.
On the sixth round of his visit to poll-bound Karnataka, Mr Gandhi addressed rallies and roadside meetings in Kolar and Chikkaballapur districts and spoke to reporters. Today, the Congress president met civic body workers and business leaders in Bengaluru. In the evening, he will address a public meeting in the city.
"Everybody else as far as they are concerned are animals.
That's fine, that is the way they look at the world. It is a disrespectful statement, but we don't take what Mr Amit Shah says with too much seriousness," Mr Gandhi said.
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