Reverting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attack on his family, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he would “never hate Modi” as he believed the “PM can be defeated only with love”. Also Read - PM Modi Performs Bhoomi Pujan of Ahmedabad, Surat Metro Rail Projects | All You Need to Know

“I don’t hate Modi. Modiji, you can say whatever you want to. Hatred cannot overcome hatred. Modiji cannot be defeated with hatred, he can be defeated only with love,” Gandhi said while addressing an election rally in Madhya Pradesh. Also Read - Farmers Protest: Entry Into Capital to be Decided by Delhi Police, Says SC on Proposed Tractor Rally

“There is no hatred in the hearts of Congress workers. But there is hatred in the hearts of the BJP, RSS people and Modi. Our job is to end that hatred.” Also Read - Curfew, Prohibitory Orders Imposed in Parts of Bhopal | Here's Why

The Congress president said: “They spew hatred for me, my father, grandmother and great grandfather. But I go and hug him. Get rid of hatred, work with love. You will benefit yourself.”