"What has risen at the North during the last (Lok Sabha) polls is not a Sun, but a comet," he said about the emergence of BJP and Narendra Modi as Prime Minister.

Expressing confidence that the Congress would return to power under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, the former Defence Minister said at a press meet here, "The present BJP government at the Centre is only transitory that came due to the showmanship and marketing technique of PM Modi."

Lambasting the 'communal' policies of BJP-led NDA government, Antony said, "Only statements are coming from the government..nothing concrete is happening at the ground level and condemned the growing intolerance and communal poison in the country"

"The nation is heading towards a great danger as its basic structures of diversity and secularism is facing unprecedented threat under BJP regime which is controlled by RSS," he said while referring to the recent Dadri lynching as well as killing of two Dalit children in Haryana.

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