New Delhi: Taking a dig at developments in BJP, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday described Gujarat Chief Narendra Modi as 'Bhasmasur'.

Ramesh, a Congress strategist, also compared his party leader Rahul Gandhi and Modi--the two possible Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2014 elections, saying while Gandhi was trying to create a structure and a system in the country, Modi "is saying he is the system and the structure".

"Modi is Bhasmasur. He will consume the people who have created him. He has consumed his mentor, Mr Advani. He has consumed Togadia, one of his co-conspirator in 2002 and he is nothing but a Bhasmasur," the Minister said.

Ramesh was reacting to a volley of questions about the developments in the BJP after Advani's resignation from all party posts following the elevation of Modi as the party's chief campaigner for the next Lok Sabha polls.

"The fundamental difference between Rahul Gandhi and Naredra Modi. Gandhi is trying to create a structure and a system which are not dependent on individuals. Modi is saying I don't care about the system, I am the structure.. I am the system. Nothing exists other than me. Gandhi has never said that," he said.

The Minister, however, refused to say that the 2014 elections will be Rahul Gandhi Vs Narendra Modi contest but said it will be the fight between Congress and RSS.

(Agencies)

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