Congress video shows Modi with Asaram – Here’s what Farhan Akhtar tweets

New Delhi: As self-styled godman Asaram was on Wednesday sentenced to life for raping a minor girl, the Congress party posted a video on Twitter, showing him with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“‘A man is known by the company he keeps’ – Aesop’s fables #AsaramVerdict,” tweeted the party attaching the video.

The video shows Modi saying that he had been getting Asaram’s blessings from the time no one knew him. It also showed clippings of Asaram blessing Modi.

According to the report published in Jantaka Reporters, after went viral, actor Farhan Akhtar has come out in support of PM Narendra Modi. He tweeted, “So, Asaram is a child rapist. And he has been found guilty. Good.

But can people please stop sharing images of him with PM Modi. Patronising him before he was exposed to be a pervert is no crime.

Let’s be fair and give him the benefit of doubt that he, like us, did not know”.

Replying to the actor’s tweet, one of the Twitterati wrote, “Man! Wish people could be as logical as you’re being here. The extent to which some clowns can go to make a political point is beyond bizarre!”.

It may be mentioned that a Special Court in Jodhpur on Wednesday convicted the godman for raping the minor girl at his ashram in Rajasthan in 2013 and sentenced him to a prison term for life, till his natural death.


With inputs from IANS