New Delhi, Dec 8: In his 10th question of the ‘a question a day’ social media campaign, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned Prime Minister over his promises to help the tribals and migrants in the country. Accusing the BJP government of snatching land from tribals, Rahul Gandhi said migration has broken the social structure within the tribal community.
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“Migration has affected severely affected our tribals. Modiji, where is Rs 55,000 crore of the Vanbandhu Yojana,” Rahu Gandhi said in his Twitter post.
Rahul Gandhi said tribals are living a deplorable life as they have been denied even basic facilities like schools and hospital. (Also Read: Rahul’s 9th Question to PM Modi: Why Such Stepmotherly Treatment to Farmers?)
PM Modi had recently said that the Gujarat government initiated a Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana scheme dedicated to tribal people which has a total budget of Rs 65,700 crore.
In the run up to the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, Rahul Gandhi has been questioning the PM daily on various issues ranging from price rise, agriculture, farmers’ suicide and woman safety.
Gandhi has sought accountability from the ruling BJP for the promises the saffron party made to the state in previous polls. (Also Read: Gujarat Polls: Population of ‘Topi And Dadhiwalas’ Need to be Reduced in Dabhoi, Says BJP Leader)
“22 salon ka hisaab, Gujarat mange jawaab (Gujarat demands answers for 22 years of BJP rule,” is the tagline of Gandhi’s posers to the prime minister.
The Congress vice-president previously asked Modi why the people of Gujarat should pay up for the “financial mismanagement” and publicity by him.
He also asked whether it will take 45 more years to provide new houses to Gujaratis as the incumbent BJP government in the state has provided only 4.72 lakh houses in the last five years against the promised 50 lakh.