As Rahul visits Jaipur, Congress tries to show there’s no rift in party
The Congress started its marketing campaign for the 2018 Meeting elections in Rajasthan with a mega roadshow adopted by a rally in Jaipur in the present day.
The highway present, spearheaded by Congress president Rahul Gandhi, was undertaken to gauge the heart beat and temper of the folks within the Capital metropolis forward of the essential Meeting elections this 12 months.
The highway present turned out to be a hit by way of the variety of Congress employees and the general public at giant thronged each side of the roads to get a glimpse of Congress scion and different celebration leaders.
The Congress undertook a 13 km highway present from Jaipur Airport until Ramleela Maidan throughout which Rahul Gandhi obtained off the bus on a number of events to fulfill and greet celebration employees.
Tons of of Congress employees, together with ticket seekers, arrived with their supporters, in a bid to show their energy to Rahul Gandhi and different senior leaders together with the likes of celebration common secretary and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and state celebration president Sachin Pilot amongst others forward of the ticket distribution train within the run as much as the Meeting elections.
On the finish of the highway present, Gandhi together with a number of senior celebration leaders together with Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot, CP Joshi and Girija Vyas held a rally at Jaipur’s historic Ramleela Maidan.
Rahul Gandhi hit out at BJP over a bunch of points. He took on the BJP for failing to meet its promise of two crore jobs. He claimed India was lagging behind China by way of job creation even supposing Indians had been extra arduous working than their Chinese language counterparts.
He additionally hit out on the BJP claiming that the slogan ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao’ didn’t point out who the folks ought to save their daughters from.
“It was a BJP MLA in UP who was concerned in raping a lady. The slogan of ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao’ ought to truly be ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao BJP se,” he mentioned.
The Congress president additionally hit out on the BJP for not waiving off farmer loans.
“I went and met Prime Minister Modi at his workplace, the one time I’ve carried out so in my life. I advised him, when you can waive off lakhs of rupees of loans of 15 industrialists, you also needs to waive off farmer loans. There was no response from him however a protracted silence.”
On the Rafale deal, Rahul Gandhi claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to assist his good friend Anil Ambani, had ensured that the contract went to him regardless that he had no expertise in making planes.
Gandhi claimed it was a rip-off as planes, which had been earlier negotiated for Rs 540 crore per airplane had been to be bought at Rs 1,500 crore.
In the course of the course of the rally, the Congress put up a united entrance, making an attempt to convey that the inner bickering inside the celebration was a factor of the previous.
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