MADHEPURA: 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 in the course of the coronavirus lockdown, at the moment are in search of 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 supply jobs to the youth and “change” Bihar, however he couldn’t ship, the Congress chief stated.
“When youths right now ask Kumar throughout his public conferences in regards to the jobs he had promised, he threatens them, chases them away and will get them thrashed,” Gandhi alleged.
He additionally raked up the difficulty of Minimal Help Value for maize and paddy and stated the cash that the farmers must 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 in the course of the coronavirus lockdown, fairly they acquired them “lathicharged”, and are asking for his or her votes now.
“If the prime minister of India had anyplace for farmers and labourers in his coronary heart, he would have died however not completed what he did in the course of the lockdown.
Whole Bihar is aware of this,” he stated.
He alleged that the PM, by way of the three just lately handed agricultural legal guidelines, has “cleared the way in which for brand new middlemen”.
“Not the smaller ones however the larger ones — Ambani and Adani. In 2006, mandis had been destroyed right here and it’s being completed now throughout the nation,” Gandhi claimed.
He stated costs of vegetable and different edible gadgets are taking pictures up due to these new agricultural legal guidelines because the grains produced listed here are going to the “larger godowns” and being bought at inflated charges.
Opposite 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 method a “guru” to him.
Gandhi is scheduled to handle one other public assembly later within the day.
The previous Congress president had addressed two public rallies within the state on Tuesday.