Hitting out at his political rivals, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who didn’t assist distressed individuals through the coronavirus lockdown, at the moment are searching for votes from them.
Addressing an election rally at Bihariganj, from the place veteran socialist chief Sharad Yadav’s daughter Subhashini Yadav is contesting the meeting polls on a Congress seat, Gandhi additionally assailed the 2 NDA leaders over job creation. Kumar had promised he would offer jobs to the youth and “change” Bihar, however he couldn’t ship, the Congress chief stated.
“When youths today ask Kumar during his public meetings about the jobs he had promised, he threatens them, chases them away and gets them thrashed,” Gandhi alleged.
He additionally raked up the problem of Minimum Support Price for maize and paddy and stated the cash that the farmers needs to be getting is definitely going to the middlemen.
He alleged that Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister Kumar didn’t assist poor labourers and employees through the coronavirus lockdown, relatively they received them “lathicharged”, and are asking for his or her votes now.
“If the prime minister of India had any place for farmers and labourers in his heart, he would have died but not done what he did during the lockdown. Entire Bihar knows this,” he stated.
He alleged that the PM, by means of the three not too long ago handed agricultural legal guidelines, has “cleared the way for new middlemen”. “Not the smaller ones but the bigger ones — Ambani and Adani. In 2006, mandis were destroyed here and it is being done now across the country,” Gandhi claimed.
He stated costs of vegetable and different edible objects are capturing up due to these new agricultural legal guidelines because the grains produced listed here are going to the “bigger godowns” and being offered at inflated charges. Contrary to PM Modi’s arguments that the brand new farm legal guidelines have “freed” farmers, they’ve freed the millionaires.
Praising Sharad Yadav, Gandhi stated the veteran chief taught him so much and was in a means a “guru” to him. Gandhi is scheduled to deal with one other public assembly later within the day. The former Congress president had addressed two public rallies within the state on Tuesday.