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Asaram case verdict: Cong takes potshots at Modi over his pic with Asaram


New Delhi, The Congress on Wednesday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his photograph with self styled godman Asaram after an SC/ST court in Jodhpur convicted Asaram to life imprisonment till death in a five-year-case of raping a minor. The Jodhpur SC/ST court on Wednesday sentenced the self-styled godman to life imprisonment until death. Two other co-accused in the case, also convicted Wednesday, were given 20 years each in jail. Immediately after the the court sentence against Asaram, the Congress posted an old video of Mr Modi with Asaram on its twitter handle with a caption 'A man is known by the company he keeps" - Aesop's fables '. Reacting to the verdict of the court against Asaram, AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot, in an apparent jibe at the video of Mr Modi with Asaram, said,'the time has come when people should be able to differentiate between the actual saints and the frauds, as this creates a bad image of the country in the international arena.'

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