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PM Modi talks about Cong as he has no future plans for Gujarat, says Rahul


Anjar (Guj) : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he mostly talked about the Congress in his speeches as he had no plans for poll-bound Gujarat’s future.

Gandhi also promised a “golden future” for the people of Gujarat, and said if the Congress forms government in the western state, it will not take decisions like the (GST) “Gabbar Singh Tax” and demonetisation, reports PTI.

Modi has been strongly criticising the Congress and its policies while on campaign trail in his home state, where the first phase of polling will take place on Saturday.

“Yesterday, I saw (Prime Minister Narendra) Modiji’s (election rally) speech. From what I saw, Modiji talked about Congress party and me for 60 per cent of the speech…that Congress party is this, Congress party is that,” Gandhi told an election rally at Anjar in Kutch district.

He said the Assembly election was neither about the BJP nor Congress, neither was it about Narendra Modi or him.

“This election is about just one thing, and that is the future of the people of Gujarat. And in his entire speech, Modiji did not talk about your future, as to what the BJP wants to do for you in future,” he told the gathering.

Gandhi, who is set to take over the reins of the grand old party, out of power in the state for 22 years, over the next few days, said the prime minister was not talking about his party’s future vision for Gujarat because the reality of “Modi model” of development was far removed from what existed on the ground.

“You (people of Gujarat) told me things that are different from what was told by the BJP. This is why Narendra Modiji only talks about the Congress party for 60 per cent of his speech,” Gandhi said.

Gandhi promised a “golden future” for the people of Gujarat if Congress came to power in the state.