Amit Shah hits out at Congress, questions its stand on NRC

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 5, 2018, 12:23 am IST
Updated Aug 5, 2018, 12:23 am IST
The Congress has taken exception to BJP president Amit Shah’s comments against Rahul.
BJP President Amit Shah with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje wave at their supporters during a public meeting.
 BJP President Amit Shah with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje wave at their supporters during a public meeting.

Jaipur: Sounding the poll bugle for Rajasthan Assembly elections, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday questioned the Congress’ stand on the issue of illegal migrants in Assam and targeted Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for demanding a report card from the Modi government on its performance. Flagging off the 58-day “Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra” of chief minister Vasundhara Raje, Mr Shah used the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam to attack the Congress.

He challenged it to clear its stand on National Register of Citizens in Assam besides making a blistering attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi. The BJP president was addressing a rally in Rajsamand after flagging off chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s “Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra” Charbhuja temple on Saturday.  “Rahul Baba will come here later this month, you must ask him why he wants to keep Bangladesh intruders in the country.  “The Congress wants them to stay here for its vote bank,” he said.

 

The BJP president was in a belligerent mood against the Congress president who has been constantly nibbling the Prime Minister over his promise of ‘achche din’ and ‘sabka saath sabka vikas’. He said that the state Congress president has said that he would 40 questions to chef minister Vasundhara Raje and Rahul Gandhi also ask everyday what the BJP has done in four years. However, he said that peple want to ask the Congress about what it did in 50 years.

Taking a dig at the Congress president’s Italian roots on his mother’s side, he said, “Rahul Baba, I do not know Italian otherwise I would have told you how much we have done for the people.” The Congress has taken exception to BJP president Amit Shah’s comments against Rahul.  State Congress president Sachin Pilot said that to Shah’s undignified comments prove that the BJP government in the Center as well as in the State have no care for the people.

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