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Rahul terms Modi as ‘marketeer’ who makes false propaganda

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Rahul Gandhi (file photo)
Rahul Gandhi (file photo)

Making his first appearance in the Gujarat Assembly election campaign, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today unleashed an attack on Chief Minister Narendra Modi calling him a “marketeer” who does false propaganda claiming progress in the State.

“People’s voice is not heard in Gujarat. The Government of Gujarat and the Chief Minister do not want to listen to you. He wants to hear only his own voice. He has his dream and he thinks only about his own dream. A true leader makes people’s dream his own dream,” he said addressing a rally here, the town where Tata Motors relocated from Singur to make low-cost Nano car.

The Congress General-Secretary claimed that a false propaganda that Gujarat was making all-round progress has been launched but contrary to it there is rampant corruption in the State, unemployment is very high and there is all-round failure.

“The marketeer says Gujarat is shining. But tell me how many hours people get water? People get water for 25 minutes in every three days. But marketeer says Gujarat is shining.

There are 10 lakh unemployed youth in Gujarat. But marketeer says Gujarat is shining,” he said.

Rahul said voice of poor and downtrodden is suppressed in Gujarat as the leader does not want to hear common people’s grievances.

“Gandhiji and Nehruji always wanted to hear people’s voice. They were true leaders,” he said.

The Congress leader claimed that even opposition’s voice is curbed in Gujarat as the Assembly sits for just 25 days in a year and very often opposition leaders are thrown out of the House.

Rahul said there is no Lokayukta in Gujarat and 14,000 RTI applications were pending as government does not want to let any information come out as it would expose its true affairs.

(This article was published on December 11, 2012)
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Comments:

tell him not to pelt stones sitting in glass house. Nowhere water
supply is round the clock. Before uttering this he should have checked
up whether the congress government in Delhi is supplying water to all
the tax payers.there are plenty of blank areas which are water
starved. Is he able to solve the water problem of delhi during the
summers. By his speech he has projected himself as an immature
politician not understanding the conditions prevailing in states ruled
by his own party. His speeches damage his own party instead of
discrediting BJP. His speech smells of irresponsbility without
application of mind. Like any drunkard in the street blabbering
something irrelevant, his speech is nothing different. If he had
sincere intentions that congress should win in gujerath, he should
have been in fore front from the date of announcement of poll date.
Now, like the rats abandoning sinking ship,congressmen resigned
out.Does he know it?

from:  adithyan
Posted on: Dec 11, 2012 at 14:09 IST

A complete failure of the Congress to stop loss to government on 2G scam
and common wealth games scam. It is Rahul's failure as well. I would
recommend that he takes some government post and prove his
administrative capacity than be a turk of his own government. His view
on the Batla house encounter of police with terrorists seems to be
similar to that of rejected former ten year CM of Madhya Pradesh Dig
Vijay singh.

from:  hariharan
Posted on: Dec 12, 2012 at 21:15 IST
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