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'Narendra Modi siding with elite, while farmers, traders suffer,' says Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

Gandhi also alleged that the RSS saw people through the prism of religion and caste. The Congress party considers everyone as human being, he clarified.

Edited by: India TV Politics Desk, Amethi (UP) [ Updated: July 04, 2018 16:54 IST ]
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out all guns blazing against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accusing him of playing in the hands of select industrialists. He alleged that the middle class, the poor and the small-time traders were facing troubles times due to the policies of Modi government.

Rahul Gandhi is on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.

"Narendra Modi has broken the back bone of the traders and is playing in the hands of five-10 industrialists," he said reported news agency IANS. Prime Minister had done nothing for the farmers, his government wrote off bad loans worth Rs 2 lakh crore of select 15 elite businessmen, Congress president further alleged.

"The Prime Minister has taken your money through the GST and demonetization and given it to the likes of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallaya and Nirav Modi. Modi has spelt doom for the farmers," news agency quoted Gandhi scion as saying. 

Gandhi also blamed the PM for deteriorating international relations and said that while the PM Modi hosted the Chinese President Xi Jinping in Gujarat, their armed forces encroached into Doklam.

Gandhi also alleged that the RSS saw people through the prism of religion and caste. The Congress party considers everyone as human being, he clarified.

 

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