Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday mentioned no one was protected beneath the Narendra Modi authorities and this included the poor, the Dalit neighborhood and girls, including, nonetheless, billionaire associates of the regime have been managing high-quality.
Addressing a large crowd on the ‘Kisan Nyay’ (justice for farmers) rally in Varanasi, Vadra said, “This country is not the property of the PM and his ministers. This country is yours. If you are not aware, you will not be able to save your own country, and yourself. You have made this country.”
Starting her speech with a recital of shlokas, the Gandhi scion mentioned, “Today is the fourth day of Navratra. I am observing fast today. I want to start with Maa stuti…. As this is the time of Navratra, I thought of speaking of my heart with all of you.”
The gathering was earlier addressed by Congress’ Uttar Pradesh unit head Ajay Kumar Lallu and Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.
Vadra, who was detained for greater than a day final week on her approach to Lakhimpur Kheri the place some farmers and an area journalist amongst others have been killed in violent clashes on October 3, mentioned this nation was about religion. Right here, farmers feed the residents, and their sons defend the nation’s borders. “But when some of them got killed in Lakhimpuri Kheri, their families lost hope for justice.”
Across the similar time the PM got here to Uttar Pradesh to attend some celebratory occasions, however he didn’t have the time to satisfy the aggrieved households, the Congress chief added.
Stating that her struggle for justice would proceed till Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni was suspended, she mentioned the junior house minister’s son (Ashish Mishra) had trampled over protesting farmers, however he was despatched an invite for interrogation. “The chief minister (Yogi Adityanath) is protecting him… What is this?”
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She mentioned Modi didn’t have time to talk to farmers who had been protesting for nearly a 12 months in opposition to the three centrally handed agri legal guidelines.
“The farmers are protesting against the three laws because they know their land will be snatched, if three agri laws were implemented, by the corporate friend of Modi,” Vadra added.
Exhorting folks to struggle for his or her rights, she mentioned these “who call you andolankari (protesters) and terrorists, force them to give justice. We are the workers of the Congress. We are scared of anyone. Put us in jail, beat us, but we will fight for justice.”
“If you want to bring a change, come with me, struggle together and change this government. I will not stop until I bring change here,” she added.
Vadra additionally focused Modi over rising inflation and rising costs of petrol, diesel and cooking gasoline. She mentioned unemployment was at its peak
“People are angry and upset with the government due to these problems. But when people are losing their jobs and small businesses are shutting down, the PM’s rich friends are making billions of money.”
She mentioned the PM purchased two planes for himself that price ₹8,000 crore. “And, then Modi sold off Air India for ₹18,000 crore,” she added.