Modi's backward-looking thought led to note ban, says Rahul Gandhi


Claiming that the Congress "does what it says", Gandhi said his party always worked for the future, while Modi drove the vehicle looking at the rear-view mirror. "After the end of his term, he needs to tell the people what he has achieved".

B S Yeddyurappa, the BJP strongman in Karnataka, on Friday took a dig at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as the latter began his party's assembly election campaign in the poll-bound southern state. "The BJP failed to create jobs, bring back black money and brought down the economy, but all Modi talks about is "Congress this, Congress that".

The leader of opposition in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during his speech. Rahul Gandhi shared the pictures of the documents which had publicly declared the price at which the aircrafts were purchased on the microblogging site twitter.

"I charge the Congress of seriously compromising India's security.Mr Modi has run a clean government for last four years, so let us manufacturer a crisis, let us manufacture an issue", Jaitley said.

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Gandhi also claimed that the Modi government was slowly ignoring the loans of businessmen who had a debt of around Rs 10 lakh crore but was not ready to write off farmers debt. "But still Modiji comes here and speaks about corruption against us", he said.

Rahul, who started his speech by wishing the people in Kannada at the party's Janaashirvada Yatra at Hospete, quickly shifted to Hindi and his speech was translated into Kannada by KPCC Working President Dinesh Gundu Rao.

Speaking at a media workshop organised for party functionaries in Bengaluru, Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister H N Ananth Kumar said that Rahul should also compare the BJP government in the state (2008-13) with the Siddaramaiah government during his on-going tour in the state.