Rahul Gandhi slams Arun Jaitley, says UPA was transparent on prices

12 February, 2018, 01:39 | Author: Diane Mills
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Accusing the Modi government of failing to create 2 crore jobs per annum the Bharatiya Janata Party promised ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Gandhi said unemployment and the farm crisis were major challenges facing the nation. You keep talking, but you don't work.

"Though the Modi government works for the rich, businessmen and industrialists, I urge the Prime Minister to waive loans of farmers who are the backbone of the country", Gandhi said in Koppal district, about 350km northwest of Bengaluru.

New Delhi While Rahul Gandhi addressed his first rally today, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Congress president only does "election tourism".

Countering Modi's "10 percent Sarkar" remark against the Siddharamaiah Government, Rahul Gandhi said the BJP Government in the State earlier had broken all records of corruption and that the BJP had no moral right to speak about corruption.

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The Congress president, who is travelling by a special bus along with other state leaders, received an enthusiastic response from party workers and people who had gathered in large numbers on both sides of the road at different places.

Gandhi, who is doing poll campaign in the state, when BJP was in power, there was only scams but for last five years there is no such scams.

Briefing about party's parliamentary meet, according to a leading daily, BJP minister Ananth Kumar said that their party president Amit Shah said Rahul Gandhi's style of politics is undemocratic and therefore he tries to make such kind of disruptions during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech. Yeddyurappa had quit as chief minister on graft charges.

Gandhi said, "The previous BJP government in Karnataka broke world records in corruption and they come here and talk on corruption pointing at us".

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