‘Mein Nahi, Hum’ is a 2010 party slogan: Congress-Politics News, Firstpost
On Sunday, Congress claimed the BJP and Narendra Modi had copied his campaign slogan “Mein Nahi, Hum” (Not me, us) and criticized the opposition party for calling him a “copier,” saying it ‘this was a “black kettle call pot” case.
New Delhi: On Sunday, Congress claimed the BJP and Narendra Modi had copied his campaign slogan “Mein Nahi, Hum” (Not me, us) and criticized the opposition party for calling him a “copier,” saying it ‘this was a “black kettle call pot” case.
“It’s pot calling the pot black. The BJP and Modi copied the 2010 Congress poster in 2011 with the slogan ‘Mai Nahi, Um,’ calling us now copiers,” tweeted on Sunday. Secretary General of AICC, Shakeel Ahmed.
Congress also released a video clip claiming the slogan was used by a congressional adviser from Indore in 2010.
“We are showing a mirror to the BJP, which called us copiers of the ad we posted yesterday. No particular word can be anyone’s monopoly,” party spokeswoman Shobha Oza said on Saturday. .
“Long before the BJP or Narendra Modi used that phrase ‘Mein Nahin Hum’, a congressional adviser in Indore had put it on a poster during a ‘mushaiara.’ So the BJP’s claim that Congress copied its slogan does not hold water. The idea was already with Congress, “she said.
She also showed a video clip of the event which was held in Indore on November 30, 2010.
His remarks came a day after the opposition fought against Congressional advertising with Rahul Gandhi at the center of the “Mein Nahi, Hum” (Not Me, Us) campaign in the newspapers.
Charging Congress with plagiarism, the BJP alleged on Saturday that the party had “copied” Modi’s 2011 slogan.
Oza, however, asserted that Congress has always believed in the principle of us and not of me, “unlike Modi, who is everything to me, my and myself.”
She said that Congress, being an organization over 125 years old, does not need to borrow ideas from another party.