LATUR: Hitting the hustings for the primary time since the Congress’ Lok Sabha debacle in advance this yr, birthday party chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah of “deflecting” the core troubles and asking youths to “watch the moon” whilst they’re worrying jobs.
Gandhi also accused the media of distracting human beings’ attention from the “real problems” like the “downfall of the financial system”. He claimed that “divisive politics” was one of the motives at the back of the closure of scores of factories inside the united states of America.
With the BJP searching for to weave the narrative for the October 21 Maharashtra elections across the withdrawal of the unique status of Jammu and Kashmir and nationalism, Gandhi targetted Modi and Shah over the nation of the economic system and unemployment.
He said the PM and Shah are keeping “handy silence” at the real issues plaguing the united states of America.
“By sending a satellite tv for pc to the moon, you can’t feed the negative humans of this u. S. A .. Such missions will no longer finish hunger of our youths,” Gandhi said in an apparent connection with Mission ‘Chandrayaan 2’ though he commendable the ISRO for the success.
BJP leaders were raising the ambitious moon venture as one of the achievements of the Modi government in the course of campaigning. The undertaking, which envisaged soft-touchdown of a lander on the lunar floor, had did not attain its meant objective.
“The actual awareness of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah is to divert the attention of the people closer to Corbett Park, the moon, China, Pakistan, Japan, and Korea amongst others. They are conveniently silent on the issues which might be plaguing u. S .,” stated Gandhi whilst addressing a rally for Congress candidate from Ausa assembly phase in Latur district.
Corbett Park becomes an apparent connection with British adventurer Bear Grylls’s show ‘Man vs Wild’ in Hindi which featured the top minister walking via the wild inside the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.
In Ausa, sitting Congress MLA Basavaraj Patil is in the fray for the October 21 assembly election in opposition to Abhimanyu Pawar, former private assistant of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Gandhi, who had led the Congress campaign in opposition to the BJP and the PM at the theme of “Rafale irregularities” inside the Lok Sabha polls, additionally sought to paint the grim image of the economic system and job scenario.
“Unemployment has reached its maximum mark inside the closing forty years. More than 2000 factories within the united states of America have been closed down. The car zone is shattered,” stated Gandhi, who is a celebrity campaigner for the Congress in the vital elections.
Gandhi stated he has come to know about “woes” of the garment and diamond industries in Gujarat, the home kingdom of the top minister.
“In my current go-to to Gujarat, I realized approximately the woes of the garment and diamond industries, but the media isn’t always talking a single phrase approximately it. Nobody will boost questions on Narendra Modi. You must look carefully what exactly is occurring,” Gandhi stated.
He delivered, “If you ask approximately the present-day problems going through the human beings in any nook of the united states, the commonplace answer may be ‘devastated farmers and unemployment’…If you ask farmers about their state of affairs, their answer is: Modiji has destroyed us.”
Unemployment has reached its maximum mark within the ultimate forty years. More than 2000 factories inside u. S. Have been closed down. The automobile sector is shattered,” said Gandhi, who’s a star campaigner for the Congress within the important elections.
Gandhi said he has come to realize approximately “woes” of the garment and diamond industries in Gujarat, the home nation of the prime minister.
“In my recent visit to Gujarat, I realized approximately the woes of the garment and diamond industries, however, the media isn’t always speaking an unmarried word approximately it. Nobody will boost the query on Narendra Modi. You ought to appearance closely what precisely is going on,” Gandhi stated.
He delivered, “If you ask about the modern issues going through the people in any nook of u. S ., the common answer might be ‘devastated farmers and unemployment’…If you ask farmers about their state of affairs, their solution is: Modiji has destroyed us.”
The Wayanad MP stated the Modi authorities waived (loans) to the music of Rs 5.5 lakh crore of some 15 human beings along with with rich corporates in the last few years.
“Most of the media homes are owned with the aid of large corporate homes and a number of their names are well-known consisting of Ambani, Adani and so on. The Modi government has waived Rs five. Five lakh crore (loan) of these human beings even though the agricultural employment scheme like MNREGA desires only Rs 35,000 crore,” he said.
Gandhi alleged that if a farmer did not repay his debt, he is sent to prison, however, on the other hand, superb loans of large corporates are being declared as NPAs (Non-Performing Assets) and “banks are starting their doors to such corporate homes another time”.
He also alleged the real goal of movements like demonetization in 2016 and rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) become to help the wealthy at the fee of the poor humans.
“The real goal of the be aware ban and GST changed into to take out cash from pockets of negative and give it to the rich,” he claimed.
Gandhi reiterated his fee that no corrupt man or woman had to stand in queues out of doors ATMs to withdraw cash all through the word ban.
“Modi came with a promise of ending corruption and imposed be aware ban, however, did you spot any corrupt individual status in queues out of doors ATMs or any bank? Queues were complete of bad humans, labors, farmers, and the not unusual man. The cash turned into taken from them and utilized for waving the loan of thieves like Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi,” he claimed.
Nirav Modi and Choksi are wanted by means of diverse corporations for his or her alleged position in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.
“If you ask any small or medium scale businessmen approximately the impact of GST, their response will be ‘Satyanash’ (destruction). They are devastated with the taxation device,” he said.
Gandhi said non simplest the human beings from Maharashtra but those from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Gujarat to West Bengal also are at the “receiving end” due to guidelines of the Modi government.
He additionally sought to understand if Modi, for the duration of his recent assembly with Chinese President Xi Jinping, requested the latter approximately the 2017 Doklam standoff.
He became relating to the alleged incursion of Chinese troops into the Indian territory in 2017.
“Did Modi ask the Chinese president about what did they (Chinese) do in Doklam? Did media ask Modi about whether he had raised the issue of the Chinese military coming into our territory at Doklam?” he asked.
Taking potshots at the Centre’s ‘Make in India’ program, Gandhi stated ‘Made in China’ merchandise has flooded markets in India. “It appears the Chinese youths have become employment,” he introduced.
Gandhi said the latest revision in Corporate Tax has benefitted corporate homes through Rs 1.25 lakh crore.
“Though media projected that this selection has been enormously welcomed…However, what did Modi authorities give to farmers?” he requested.
Gandhi started the downfall of the financial system has just started.
“You will see how badly we can go through in the coming days. The decade-long works of Congress to boost the economy is finished away by using the Modi government. Hence, they preserve talking about Kashmir and Article 370; country’s challenge to the moon and so forth, however they’ll never utter a single word about the vital troubles in the country,” he alleged.
Referring to “divisive politics”, Gandhi said India advanced because people of all the religions, faiths and castes have worked collectively.
“The greater you divide this united states, more this u. S. A. Will go through. This divisive politics is likewise one of the motives behind the closure of factories…Upward thrust in unemployment will get worse further,” he said.