In poll bound Rajasthan, the Congress chief squarely took on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he said that demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax had destroyed India’s economy.
Rahul Gandhi refers to Goods and Services Tax as Gabbar Singh Tax.
In his address to a rally in Dholpur’s Mania area, Rahul Gandhi said the Prime Minister had declared during elections that he wanted to be a ‘chowkidar’ but never clarified who he wanted to guard.
The Congress president alleged that he benefited 15-20 industrialists of the country instead of farmers.
Gandhi also pointed to how the former UPA government led by his party had waived farmers’ loans worth Rs. 70,000 crore.
Rahul Gandhi is on a two-day visit to the state of Rajasthan.
He named several industrialists including Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, Lalit Modi and Anil Ambani, and said the PM benefited them but did not take care of farmers and youngsters.
Rahul Gandhi claimed the government had destroyed the country’s economy with decisions like demonetisation and GST.
The Congress president said the Centre and state governments worked against people, small scale business, farmers, women and youngsters.>