New Delhi: In further embarrassment to Congress and the UPA government, BJP on Tuesday said it concurred with the views of Law Minister Salman Khurshid that the ruling party is "directionless" and maintained this puts the blame for it on Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

"Law Minister Salman Khurshid has made some unrestrained remarks against the UPA government. What people have been saying all along an important minister like the Law Minister has accepted it. Khurshid's comments clearly show that the Congress is directionless. We agree with his comments," BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said.

The BJP maintained that this statement from Khurshid puts the blame for the state of affairs in Congress and the government on Sonia Gandhi and Singh.

"Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi are leading the government and the party and Khurshid has raised questions on their leadership abilities. There is a governance deficit, lack of coordination and mutual distrust in the Congress and the government," Hussain said.

Referring to Khurshid's reported comments on Rahul Gandhi that people had only seen cameos of his thoughts, the main opposition also attacked the young leader, saying his "experiments" in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab had failed.

"Congress is directionless and there is a lack of leadership in the party. It sees a dark picture everywhere in the midst of which Rahul Gandhi carried out his experiments in these three states. Now the Congress realises that he cannot deliver," Hussain said.

BJP further said there was a misconception that if Rahul Gandhi takes charge a lot can happen. "They do not realise that he is already involved. He is a general secretary of the party and is virtually no. 2 after Sonia Gandhi," Hussain said.


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