PAVI JETPUR/TARAPUR (Guj): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi right now mentioned his social gathering would not imitate BJP leaders who “abuse” him, and asserted that he would fight around the difficulties which influence the folks of poll-bound Gujarat.
“A chief informed me that what ever Mani Shankar-ji (Mani Shankar Aiyar) mentioned about (Primary Minister Narendra) Modi was erroneous, but what about Modi-ji and folks from BJP expressing erroneous matters about you, abusing you, and expressing (objectionable matters) about you on Web? I informed him he belongs to Congress and not the BJP, so we will not do what they do, we have a background,” Gandhi mentioned.
The Congress chief right now campaigned in central Gujarat which include the tribal-dominated district of Chhota Udepur which go to the polls on December 14.
“We will regard the put up of key minister, will proceed to fight on difficulties, will talk about progress of Gujarat, and will work for you wholeheartedly,” he mentioned.
Gandhi’s statement arrives at a time when his social gathering is experiencing flak around Aiyar contacting Modi “neech aadmi” which was stated by Modi many situations in his campaign speeches. The Congress subsequently suspended Aiyar.
“Modi-ji may possibly distract you, but yesterday I talked to our leaders and they informed me frankly that Rahul-ji, Congress is heading to gain the election in Gujarat, almost nothing is heading to end this,” Gandhi mentioned.
Questioning the delay by the ruling social gathering in publishing its manifesto — which it inevitably did this night — Gandhi attacked Modi around his statement that the BJP was heading to remain in electrical power in Gujarat for 100 several years.
The Congress prepared its manifesto just after consulting many sections of modern society these as tribal communities, girls and youths, and incorporating their requires, Gandhi mentioned.
“Modi-ji claims his govt will remain for 100 several years. Glimpse at his arrogance. He will talk about a lot of unique matters — Afghanistan, Pakistan, China — and will consider you on a tour of entire world, but will not talk about Gujarat, its progress and what occurred to Gujarat in 22 several years,” he mentioned.
“Modi-ji will also not talk about (BJP president) Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s corruption or about Rafale fighter jet deal. Modi-ji will also not talk about how considerably you get for cotton. He will only say BJP will rule Gujarat for 100 several years,” he extra.
“What does that mean? It implies what ever the folks of Gujarat say, Modi-ji has determined that the BJP will rule in Gujarat for 100 several years,” he mentioned.
Modi was heading to drop in this election due to the fact “for 22 several years he took from you but gave you almost nothing”, the Congress chief mentioned, including “when Congress forms the govt, we will work to give you your because of, assistance you.”
Gandhi also accused Modi of offering farmers’ land to corporates although disregarding requires designed by the govt.
Modi gave 45,000 acres of land in Kutch to “a single human being” at the charge of Rs 1 for each sq metre, Gandhi mentioned, naming a popular industrialist from Gujarat, and extra that this human being afterwards “marketed the exact land at Rs 3,000 for each sq metre to govt companies”.
“This is Narendra Modi-ji’s magic,” he mentioned.
“But the key minister-ji will not talk about all this in his speeches. He will not say that he has snatched 6.5 lakh acres of your land to give to 5 or ten richest folks. He will also not convey to you that Narmada drinking water are unable to achieve your farm but will go to factories of 5-ten folks,” he mentioned.
The Congress vice president, who has visited various temples in the point out since the poll campaign commenced, right now visited the Mogal Dham temple at Ranesar in Ahmedabad district.
Voting for 89 seats of Saurashtra and south Gujarat will be held tomorrow, although that for 93 seats of north and central Gujarat, which include Chhota Udepur, will he held on December 14.