Congress’ main spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also stated a string of achievements about the last 7 decades to highlight the development built beneath Congress governments.
Addressing the ‘Jagran Forum’ organised by the Dainik Jagran media group, Modi experienced claimed, “Folks with massive surnames came to electricity and went but no remedy could be uncovered to difficulties.” He was building an oblique reference to the Nehru-Gandhi loved ones.
He also alleged that poverty was not alleviated as it could hit the “vote financial institution” of events in the past.
Surjewala dismissed the primary minister’s remarks as “baseless” and detailed many achievements of the place.
“When he had not been born, India had gained a war towards Pakistan,” the Congress chief mentioned.
He cited methods these types of as developing of the Bhakra Nangal Dam, abolition of the Zamindari procedure, abolition of untouchability, setting up of the Navratnas, the IT growth, liberalisation, to condition that there experienced been a remarkable transformation in the place.
“When he was attending an RSS shakha, the country experienced transformed the geography of the Asian sub-continent. When he was managing an arrogant rule in Gujarat, the UPA govt experienced lifted 14 crore people earlier mentioned the poverty line,” he mentioned.
Surjewala mentioned the Congress had not done all this, but it was the final result of the challenging get the job done of 132 crore Indians in over 70 decades.
“You dishonour the journey of 70 years that India has undertaken. You are unable to mislead the men and women by lying as you have been uncovered,” Surjewala claimed.
He also claimed that when the effects of the assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana occur out on December 11, the Congress was self-assured that it would mark a “new dawn for the state” and the commencing of a “new sort of politics”.
He claimed that the Congress’ campaign all through the state polls remained constructive, whilst the BJP’s marketing campaign was one of “abuses and negativity”.
Surjewala claimed they experienced been indulging in divisive politics of caste and faith, but the intense was achieved when in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan polls they did not even spare the Gods.
“Somebody claims Hanuman ji is from the Dalit local community, somebody claims he is an adivasi, somebody suggests he is from Arya Samaj. From Lord Ram to Hanuman, casteist and varna dependent divisions were made to divert the country’s interest,” he alleged.
Congress main Rahul Gandhi took portion in 82 public conferences and a dozen road reveals. He held press conferences in almost all the poll-certain states, Surjewala reported.
The Congress spokesperson alleged that the primary minister and his leaders applied abusive language. “I will have to say that the PM’s behaviour was shameful and condemnable,” he explained.
The political discourse of the region was reduced by the BJP, he alleged.