Where your heart lies, Priyanka asks PM

Maharajganj (UP): Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Thursday had a dig at Key Minister Narendra Modi’s declare of a 56-inch upper body , asking where his coronary heart lies. Addressing an election rally right here in help of Congress applicant Supriya Shrinate, Priyanka Gandhi asked, “You boasted about your 56-inch upper body, but where is your heart?” The Congress chief also questioned claims of nationalism.

“The PM talks about Pakistan even though talking on nationalism. For him, nationalism is all about speaking on the work accomplished to counter Pakistan. Work and farmer concerns are not nationalism to him, she said. Priyanka Gandhi accused the primary minister of exclusively concentrating on promoting procedures and dubbed him arrogant. In the past five decades, Modi was viewed going to just about every place throughout the planet, but he under no circumstances bothered to satisfy farmers of his individual state,” she explained terming the PM anti-farmer. She lambasted the federal government in excess of an initiative it took for farmers. “They have announced Rs 6,000 for every 12 months for farmers below the Kisan Samman plan.

But the plan is an insult to farmers as a household of five would get just Rs 2 for each day,” she stated. In comparison, the Congress had announced the Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) beneath which Rs 72,000 would be supplied every single 12 months to each individual lousy household, the Congress leader stated. Commenting on the position predicament, she explained, “Five crore jobs have been wrecked in the earlier five many years. As quite a few as 24 lakh posts are lying vacant in government departments even though 50 lakh folks shed their employment because of to demonetisation.” She promised that the Congress would fill vacant posts in govt departments. “We are self-confident that right after coming to ability, the MGNREGA would be strengthened by rising the labour days from 100 to 150. Labourers would get wages on a regular basis,” she extra, referring to a rural employment technology scheme. —PTI

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