After Mr. Future of India, Rahul Gandhi, claimed that his party got freedom for India and divided Pakistan and did various sundry things, the party men seems to have got the idea on how to take it further.
The booklet — in Urdu and in Hindi — not only goes about proclaiming that the Congress was responsible for extending opportunity to Muslims to occupy top constitutional and political appointments, but also goes on to take credit for the rise of celebrities like Dilip Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Sania Mirza as well as a number of Indian cricketers.
“And that not only helped in Azeem Premji emerging as the richest man in the country, but also forging stars like Dilip Kumar and Sharrukh Khan to the top rung in the Indian film industry,” it declared. Lest his screen name be misunderstood, Dilip Kumar’s real name — Yusuf Khan — was mentioned within brackets.
It then seeks to assign the same reason to the fame achieved by top musicians — Amjad Khan (Sarod), Zakir Hussain (Tabla) and Bismillah Khan (Shehnai) besides cricketers — Nawab of Pataudi, Syed Kirmani, Azaruddin, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Mohammad Kaif, Munaf Patel, Wasim Jafar , as well as tennis star Sania Mirza. [SRK, Sania, Azim Premji flourish thanks to us: Congress]
The respect for Abdul Kalam increases further as he made it to the top without help from the Congress.