NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today lashed out at Mani Shankar Aiyar for his “neech” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it displays the mindset that “only one elite family” can rule this country.

Aiyar earlier today called Modi a “neech aadmi” (vile man) who does “dirty politics” after the prime minister targeted the Congress saying that parties seeking votes in B R Ambedkar’s name tried to erase his contribution to nation building the party.

Reacting to Aiyar’s remark, Jaitley said the Congress party has challenged the weaker and backward sections of India by calling the prime minister ‘neech’.

“The strength of India’s democracy will be displayed when a person of humble background…

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