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Rahul Gandhi’s March Against Centre



Rahul Gandhi with sister Priyanka leads a march in UP’s Amethi.

Amethi/ New Delhi:

Rahul Gandhi led the Congress’s no-holds-barred assault on the central authorities as we speak as he led a march in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi, his former Lok Sabha constituency. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, his sister and the get together’s UP in cost, was by his aspect because the Congress finds its toes whereas the BJP works onerous to safe a second straight time period.

As he visited Amethi for the second time because the 2019 Lok Sabha loss, Mr Gandhi, 51, stated, “Every lane in Amethi is still the same. Only that there’s anger against the government in people’s eyes. “

“In the hearts, there is space just like before. We are still united against injustice,” he added as he led the anti-inflation rally. “I came into politics in 2004. Amethi was the city where I contested my first election. People of Amethi have taught me a lot about politics. You have shown me the way to politics and I want to thank each and everyone.”

India’s border dispute with China, farmers’ deaths at protest websites, and “Hindu vs Hindutvawadi” jibe on the BJP figured in his speech.

“A Hindu spends his whole life walking on the path of truth. A Hindu never succumbs to his fear – he faces all his fears. He never lets his fear turn into anger, hatred. But a Hindutvawadi only uses lies to stay in power. Mahatma Gandhi ji said a Hindu’s path is that of satyagraha,” stated Mr Gandhi, Congress MP from Kerala’s Wayanad.

Amethi had been a Congress stronghold until Rahul Gandhi misplaced to the BJP’s Smriti Irani in 2019 by over 50,000 votes. 

This was one of many many blows that got here the get together’s method ever because the BJP took cost on the centre in 2014.

Today’s six-km foot march in Amethi comes precisely per week after prime Congress leaders – together with Sonia Gandhi – held a rally in Rajasthan to focus on, what they referred to as, centre’s failures.  Rahul Gandhi had lashed out on the BJP with the “Hindu vs Hindutvawadi” jibe in Rajasthan too.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has additionally been frequenting the state over the previous couple of weeks to launch a number of authorities tasks months forward of the polls.  

The launch of all these tasks simply earlier than polls, nevertheless, has additionally led to assaults from rivals. 

Targeting the BJP authorities within the state and the centre, Rahul Gandhi, stepping up the assault, as we speak spoke about PM Modi’s massive Varanasi launch earlier this week. “You are aware of the situation today. Unemployment and inflation are the biggest questions that neither the Chief Minister nor Prime Minister will answer. PM Modi was taking a dip in Ganga a few days back but won’t talk about unemployment.” 

“Middle-class people and the poor people were badly affected by some of the decisions taken by the PM, which also resulted in large-scale unemployment. Demonetisation, GST, no help during the Covid crisis are the major reasons for unemployment in India.” 

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