New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is in Telangana to campaign for alliance candidate for the coming Assembly elections, alleged on Thursday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broken every promise he had made. Also Read - 'Our Cultural World is a Lot Poorer': PM Modi Condoles Demise of SP Balasubrahmanyam, Tributes Pour In
Pitching for farm loan, Rahul said, “If the Prime Minister of India can forgive three lakh fifty thousand crore (Rupees) of 15 people…The richest people in the country, then he should be ready to forgive the loan of India’s farmers.” Also Read - 'PM Modi is My Son, I Pray For His Long Life', Says Shaheen Bagh's 'Bilkis Dadi' Named in TIME Most Influential People
“We are not asking for any free gift for farmers; we are just saying that whatever you do, you treat everyone fairly. If you are treating the richest people in the country, and you are giving them a loan waiver, then you owe that to the farmers of the country,” Rahul said. Also Read - 'Would Have Been Happier If Demand Was Met', Says Bilkis After Being Featured on TIME's List
He also tweeted his itinerary for the day:
The Congress has been accusing the Modi government of indulging in crony capitalism, a charge which has been denied by the saffron party. Addressing a convention on “KG to PG recognised institutions in Telangana for ‘Change and Existence” here, Rahul alleged that Modi has broken every single promise of his, including that of being an honest Prime Minister.
Campaigning in the poll-bound state, Rahul had said that the TRS was the “B team” of Sangh Parivar and the BJP. He claimed the aim of K Chandrasekhar Rao’s party and AIMIM was to ensure that his party could not able to defeat the BJP at the national level.
Sharing dais with TDP boss and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for the first time after forging a four-party alliance, Rahul told an election rally in Telangana’s Khammam that all promises made at the time of the bifurcation of AP would be fulfilled after a coalition of anti-BJP parties comes to power at the Centre.
The Congress President described the Khammam rally, also attended by its other alliance partners for the Telangana elections– CPI and the Telangana Jana Samiti – as “historic” in state and national politics.
Assembly elections are scheduled in Telangana on December 7.