MALDA: Launching his occasion’s Lok Sabha ballotcampaign in
, Congress president
on Saturday trained his weapons on both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister
, charging them with failing to fulfil their promises.
Reiterating his “chowkidar chor hain” barb at Modi, the Congress president acknowledged, “Totally filthy rich folk … have chowkidars out of doorways their homes, farmers and the sorrowful set up now not want watchmen. He (Modi) is the ‘chowkidar’ of the unhealthy and fugitives such as Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya.”
In a scathing attack on the TMC-led government in West Bengal, Rahul Gandhi acknowledged, “What more or less governance she is turning in where handiest she has the accurate to talk and no one else has any yell?”
“Nothing has changed in Bengal within the past so decades. There had been no construction of Bengal below Mamata Banerjee’s rule. She too has now not fulfilled her promises,” he charged.
Other folks used to be centered and terrorised below the Left rule and the same persevered below the Mamata Banerjee dispensation, he acknowledged.
Rahul Gandhi’s rally within the North Malda constituency, once a Congress bastion, assumes significance as the occasion is facing an uphill job to take onto its incorrect because of tall-scale defections of occasion leaders, including its sitting MP Mausam Benazir Noor, to the Trinamool Congress.
The BJP too has been surging within the space with various leaders from opposition parties, including the CPM, becoming a member of it these days. The BJP nominee from the seat is Khagen Murmu, a CPM MLA who these days joined the occasion.
With out naming Noor, who’s the niece of the slack Congress stalwart A B A Ghani Khan Chowdhury and has been fielded by the TMC this time, Rahul Gandhi acknowledged she “cheated you by leaving the occasion” and appealed to the voters to vote for Congress candidate Isha Khan Chowdhury.
He promised that if his occasion comes to vitality, this can ship in minimal earnings tell plan.
The Congress is struggling with to defend the country united and the upcomingLok Sabha electionswill seemingly be a fight between ideologies of the Congress and the BJP-RSS, Gandhi acknowledged.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps on lying all day. Wherever he goes he lies … The upcoming Lok Sabha elections will seemingly be between ideologies. On one hand you’ve got the Congress occasion which is struggling with to defend the country united and on the different hand the BJP-RSS-Narendra Modi are searching for to divide the country on non secular, language and caste traces,” he acknowledged.
On the Rafale deal, Rahul Gandhi alleged Modi had talented industrialist Anil Ambani the Rafale deal and had looted Rs 30,000 crore of public money.
Modi had scrapped the old Rafale deal and ensured that handiest Anil Ambani will get the recent deal and forced the French authorities to make a different him as their partner and looted Rs 30,000 crore of public money, Rahul Gandhi acknowledged repeating his fee of ‘Chowkidar Chor Hain’.
“In 2014, Narendra Modi had acknowledged he would now not are searching for to be Prime Minister he wants to be a chowkidar. However when the folk of this country has caught him (Modi) purple-handed, he’s speaking of nationalism and is asserting everyone is a chowkidar,” he acknowledged.
The country, he acknowledged, had recorded doubtlessly the most attention-grabbing selection of unemployed youths within the final 45 years and Prime Minister Modi had “ensured” shortage of jobs by imposing demonetisation in 2016.
“After we score the subsequent government at the Centre we are in a position to love up all vacancies at government locations of work. We are in a position to construct definite minimal earnings tell plan. We are in a position to alternate the Gabbar Singh Tax of Narendra Modi to GST (Items and Services Tax) with nominal rates,” he acknowledged.
Praising Congress workers within the explain for their dedication to the occasion regardless of odds, Rahul Gandhi claimed that they are facing persecution all the contrivance via the TMC rule such as these all the contrivance via three decades of Left rule.