Mumbai: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked PM Narendra Modi over his informal summit with china president XI Jinping. While addressing the Maharashtra election campaign here he asked PM if he raised the issue of Doklam with his Chinese counterpart.
“He sat with the Chinese president yesterday. The two are sitting at a table together. Has Modi asked him about Doklam? They came to India. Nobody asked that question. ‘Make in India’ is over Chinese companies are in India. “Rahul said while addressing a public rally here.
He said, “Everything you buy will have ‘Made in China’ written on it. Has Modi asked this question to the Chinese President? Factories in India are shutting down daily and Chinese youth are getting employment.”
Indian and Chinese army personnel were engaged in facing eye-popping during the 72-day standoff on the Doklam plateau in 2017.
Targeting the Prime Minister, the Congress leader said that he is separating people from the real issues.
“In the media, you will not read or hear about unemployment and drought. But you will see that Modi is in Corbett Park, talk of the moon … You will not see the issues of people in the media. Modi and Amit Shah are working to divert people’s attention from real issues,” he said.
Gandhi said that India has the highest unemployment rate in 45 years. He said, “2000 factories are closed. The automobile sector is ruined. All industries are collapsing, but Modi will not speak a word about it.”
Continuing his attack, the Congress leader also said that sending rockets to the moon would not provide food to the youth of the country.
“Crores of the youth of the country are unemployed. When the election comes, they don’t talk about it. The youth are saying they have no future. On the other hand, he (Modi) will look towards the moon. India has rocketed a rocket.” Sent. It’s good, “he said.
The Congress party is contesting the Maharashtra Assembly elections in alliance with the NCP. The state will go to polls on October 21. The counting of votes will take place on October 24.