Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his demonetisation and hasty implementation of GST has devastated the economy and created massive unemployment in the country. Addressing a rally during the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Nanded, Maharashtra on Thursday, Rahul Gandhi criticized Modi for his decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes six years ago and to introduce GST with five tax slabs. .
“For the first time farmers are being taxed”
During this, Rahul Gandhi said that demonetisation and GST broke the back of the country’s economy and ended the opportunities of unemployed. “For the first time in the history of India, farmers are being taxed, fertilizers and every other item of daily consumption is being taxed, which is adding to the problems for the people,” he said.
“Modi sheds tears like a crocodile”
Accusing the BJP government of helping only 2-3 big industrialists to grab almost all the money, Rahul Gandhi said that there is no money for education, loan waiver of farmers, no jobs under MGNREGA and MSME sector also ruined. It is done. Attacking Modi for making false claims that demonetisation will eliminate black money, Rahul Gandhi said, “Modi had said hang me if demonetisation didn’t work, he shed tears like crocodiles. Tell me Has the country got rid of black money?”
Many big leaders including Kharge are involved in the Bharat Jodo Yatra
Senior Congress leaders like Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Digvijay Singh, Jairam Ramesh, State Congress President Nana Patole and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan were present at the first rally in Maharashtra on the 64th day of Bharat Jado Yatra. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) state president Jayant Patil, Jitendra Awadh and MP Supriya Sule, allies of Maha Vikas Aghadi, were also present, besides many Indian foreign Congress leaders from America, Europe and other countries were also present.
On Friday, Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Aaditya Thackeray and others will join the yatra. The Bharat Jodo Yatra will cover six Lok Sabha constituencies of five districts- Nanded, Hingoli, Washim, Akola and Buldhana in the next fortnight and then enter Madhya Pradesh.
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