Last Updated: January 19, 2023, 20:33 IST
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday attacked the ruling BJP on the Centre, saying its solely concern is find out how to win elections, not fixing issues confronted by the folks.
He stated the nation faces issues like inflation and unemployment and the “financial scenario is turning dangerous”.
The Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kanyakumari to Kashmir was raising these issues, and people from varied backgrounds and professions are joining the march, Kharge said.
“Seeing the yatra’s success, the BJP is feeling scared. They keep saying one thing or the other against the Congress,” he stated, addressing a public assembly right here on the final day of the Yatra’s Punjab leg earlier than it moved to Jammu and Kashmir.
Senior Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who is main the march, additionally addressing the general public assembly.
Continuing his tirade in opposition to the BJP, Kharge stated, “They don’t need to work for the welfare of the nation or to resolve folks’s issues….their consideration is on elections and find out how to win them.” He stated when the opposition tries to boost points regarding the public in Parliament, the federal government doesn’t wish to focus on them.
On the BJP’s national executive meeting held recently in Delhi, the Congress chief alleged no discussion was held on national security or the country’s welfare during the two-day conference as the sole focus was how to win next year’s general elections. “This is their only plan, they have no other plan.” Kharge additional alleged that “the BJP and the RSS individuals are dividing the society”.
The BJP talks about farmers “but Prime Minister did not shed a single tear when 700 peasants died during the agitation against the farm laws”, he added.
“But if folks from our occasion go away us to affix them, he cries in Parliament. Did you see that or not,” Kharge asked, apparently referring to Ghulam Nabi Azad, who quit the Congress last year.
“I don’t want to take anyone’s name. But if any our party members supports them, he worries a lot about them, but not farmers,” he added.
Kharge stated among the Centre’s insurance policies like demonetisation destroyed small and medium enterprises, however these don’t trouble the prime minister “who is carefree”.
“If India’s unity is to be preserved, if politics of hatred has to be given up, then we will have to save the Constitution,” he instructed the gathering.
“…In Manusmriti or RSS ideologies, girls don’t have any place and they’re regarded down upon. They will not be permitted to get educated. I used to be watching a video of the Taliban suppressing girls who wished schooling. Earlier, our scenario was additionally like that. And at this time, RSS and the BJP are attempting to deliver again the identical scenario. It is your job to cease that. You have to save lots of democracy and the Constitution,” he told the gathering.
The yatra, which started from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7, has passed through Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
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