Should Indian National Congress party apologize for Rajiv Gandhi's infamous quote?Nowadays, the politics is being practiced as usual due to a faux pax committed by the Congress party's West Bengal unit. On the occasion of the 72nd birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, the West Bengal unit of the Congress tweeted the infamous quote of Rajiv Gandhi i.e. 'When a big tree falls, the earth shakes'.
When Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India and mother of Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards on 31.10.1984, riots began against the Sikh community in Delhi killing about 2,000 Sikhs. Rajiv Gandhi had taken over as PM soon after Indira Gandhi was killed. When he was asked about the riots, he uttered the infamous quote.
Now the congress party is embarrassed and the opponent political parties are demanding an apology from the party.
Should Indian National Congress party apologize for Rajiv Gandhi's infamous quote?