Instead of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, Modi ought to say ‘Adani ji ki Jai’: Rahul
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Narendra Modi of working for billionaire industrialist Gautam Adani and stated as an alternative of chanting ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, the prime minister ought to say “Adani ji ki Jai”.
Addressing election rallies in Bundi and Dausa districts, Gandhi alleged that Modi needs to make two ‘Hindustans’, one for Adani and the opposite for the poor.
He additionally focused Modi for not conducting a caste census within the nation and stated it will likely be the very first thing that the Congress will get finished after it involves energy on the Centre.
“Modi says Bharat Mata ki Jai and works 24 hours for Adani,” he stated.
The poor, farmers and labourers are ‘Bharat Mata’, the Congress chief stated.
He stated the prime minister needs to make two ‘Hindustans’ — one for Adani and the opposite for the poor.
The Congress has been focusing on the Adani Group, accusing it of benefitting from the BJP authorities, and has been demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into allegations of “stock price manipulation” and monetary irregularities towards the Adani Group made by US analysis agency Hindenburg.
The Adani Group has denied any wrongdoing.
On the caste census, Gandhi asserted Modi is not going to conduct one, it doesn’t matter what.
“Rahul Gandhi and the Congress can do it,” he stated.
“We have ordered a caste census in Rajasthan. As soon as the (Congress) government comes to power in Delhi, our first task will be (to order) a cast census. Your true involvement will begin then. Mother India will be victorious then,” he added.
The Congress chief requested whether or not any huge industrialist within the nation is an OBC, Dalit or tribal and stated he would cease giving speeches if there’s one.
If the BJP involves energy in Rajasthan, all public welfare schemes initiated by the Gehlot authorities shall be discontinued, Gandhi stated.
In Dausa, Gandhi stated Modi used to say in his public addresses that he’s an OBC however as quickly as he demanded a caste census in Parliament, the prime minister began saying one thing completely different.
“The day I said Modi ji, do one thing, tell the world how many OBCs are there in the country, he started giving a new speech. He said there is no caste in the country and only the poor are there,” he stated.
“There is no caste but you are an OBC,” Gandhi quipped.
“You bought an airplane worth Rs 12,000 crore, you change clothes thrice a day and travel in a car worth Rs 12 crore. But when the youth, whether OBC, Dalit or Adivasi, say that we have to know our population, you say there is no caste,” he stated.
Gandhi stated he interacted with hundreds of youths throughout his Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kanyakumari to Kashmir and so they informed him that they need to turn out to be IAS officers.
He claimed that Modi is working the nation with 90 IAS officers and solely three of them are OBCs.
“Your population is around 50 per cent but representation is only three among 90 officers,” he stated.
Therefore, the caste census is crucial for the nation, he added.
Gandhi additionally criticised Modi for calling tribals ‘vanvasi’.
The Congress calls them ‘adivasis’, who’ve the primary proper over land. On the opposite hand, a ‘vanvasi’ is somebody who lives in a forest.
Gandhi stated a BJP chief urinated on a tribal man in Madhya Pradesh, which displays the mentality of the get together’s folks.
While the Congress didn’t give a ticket to a frontrunner who thrashed a Dalit, the BJP welcomed him and gave him a ticket, he stated.
Gandhi was referring to Girraj Malinga, sitting Congress MLA from Dholpur’s Bari seat, who was denied a ticket by the get together.
Malinga allegedly assaulted two engineers of the Rajasthan electrical energy division, one in all whom is a Dalit, final 12 months.
He joined the BJP in Jaipur early this month and was fielded by the get together from Bari.
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