The Congress will launch a two-month door-to-door marketing campaign throughout India from subsequent week to unfold Rahul Gandhi’s message among the many lots, senior chief Jairam Ramesh stated on Friday.
The Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra is a struggle between the BJP-RSS mix’s ideology and the Congress, which has all the time believed in unity and brotherhood, Ramesh stated and talked about that his occasion had ready a “cost sheet” against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government.
“The Congress has prepared a charge sheet against the Modi government that will be released in Delhi on Saturday. We will go with copies of the charge sheet along with the message of Rahul Gandhi to every household in the country,” the Ramesh, the Congress common secretary stated on the finish of the Bharat Jodo Yatra’s first day right here.
Ramesh, who was flanked by senior colleagues, together with former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh and Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee chief Vikar Rasool Wani, stated the ‘Haath Se Haath’ marketing campaign would run from January 26 to March 26.
Under the marketing campaign, Congress staff might be mobilised in all 2.5 lakh panchayats, six lakh villages and 10 lakh polling cubicles to unfold the message of Gandhi, who launched the Kanyakumari-to-Kashmir yatra to take away hatred and unfold the message of affection, Ramesh stated.
The march, which began from Kanyakumari on September 7, is in its ultimate part. It is scheduled to culminate in Srinagar with Gandhi hoisting the nationwide flag on the occasion headquarters on January 30.
Calling financial inequality, social polarisation and political dictatorship the three main worrisome points for the nation, Ramesh stated, “While others subscribe to the view that unity is variety, we consider it’s variety which leads to unity. When we’re suppressing the variety, which BJP and RSS is doing proper now, it means our unity is at risk.” Responding to a question about National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah advocating for dialogue with Pakistan, Singh said he had every right to express his opinion.
“In all diplomatic relations and all issues, dialogue is an option and when to use it or not depends on the situation of that time,” he stated.
Ramesh added that former BJP chief Sushma Swaraj had stated talks and terrorism didn’t go collectively however “I would like to ask this authorities that China is sitting on our land however we had a report commerce with the nation over the previous two years”.
“China is occupying our land after making incursions and creating tensions on the borders in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh but the trade with it is going on without any restrictions. Who does not want to talk to Pakistan but the only condition was that cross-border terrorism should be stopped and that has been the policy of every government,” he stated.
Responding to a query on the exodus of migrant Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in 1990, Singh reminded that it was not the Congress that was in energy on the Centre at the moment.
“As far as we’re involved, the Congress all the time supported that each one Hindus and Muslims ought to dwell collectively and that’s the foundation of our Bharat Jodo Yatra,” he said.
Ravinder Sharma, chief spokesperson of the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee, added, “The Congress provided employment and financial packages for the rehabilitation of the community but they (the BJP government at the Centre) failed to secure their lives. They (Kashmiri Pandits), along with Dogra employees, were forced to return amid targeted killings and have been on a protest for the past over six months in Jammu.” On the demand for restoration of Article 370, particularly from the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration headed by Abdullah, Ramesh stated the Congress believes that the invoice launched in Parliament on August 5, 2019, was not tabled in a democratic method and was handed with out session or debate.
“We need restoration of democratic actions and restoration of statehood. There can be Article 371 of the Constitution prevalent in several components of the nation the place folks take pleasure in particular standing below this provision,” he stated.
He also alleged that the Ghulam Nabi Azad-led Democratic Azad Party “100 per cent” had the BJP’s backing.
“His occasion has already vanished and people leaders who’ve joined it returned to the Congress and we accepted them again, contemplating that they had been on two months’ depart. Modi-Shah (Home Minister Amit Shah) technique has failed in Jammu and Kashmir,” he stated.
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