"Modiji's influence as world leader is increasing. Today only a survey found him at number 3 in popularity as a world leader. And when that is happening, the Congress party seems to have lost its sense and balance. It shows their immaturity," Javadekar added.
He said the video has been released on a day when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting India and that when a foreign leader is on our soil, "there are rules and there are conventions" but the Congress "seems to have lost everything".
"What they have given on their Twitter account... is in bad taste and the lowest ebb of the Congress party. We condemn it and I hope that wisdom will prevail some day," the Minister said.
Earlier in the day, the Congress posted a video hashtag "Hugplomacy" on its official Twitter handle that seemingly captured a few "awkward" moments in Modi meeting different world leaders including US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and also Netanyahu, among others.
The tweet read: "With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu visiting India, we look forward to more hugs from PM Modi! #Hugplomacy."
With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu visiting India, we look forward to more hugs from PM Modi! #Hugplomacy pic.twitter.com/M3BKK2Mhmf
— Congress (@INCIndia) January 14, 2018
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