Rahul Gets Crowd Cheering Over DeMo
Shamli: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi used a popular catch phrase of an advertisement to slam Prime Minister Narendra Modi on demonetisation at an election rally in Shamli on Monday and emphasised thatthemovehadcausedhardshipsfor the common people and farmers while the rich managed to turn their black money into white. “Wherever Modi goes, he makes excuses. His biggest lie wasontheissueof demonetisation.On November8,hestoodupandsaidanew idea has come to his mind. He tells the country on television, ‘bhaiyo aur beheno, the cash in your pocket that you earnedwithyoursweatandbloodisno longer legal’. What an idea!” Gandhi said, amid applause.
Gandhi,whowasaccompaniedbyJat leader Bhupinder Hooda, reached out to the youth and farmers of western UP. He promised them jobs and good price for their produce respectively. He saidwhileModi’s‘friendsinthemedia’ hailed the decision, the rest of the world and noted economists had criticised the move. “The rest of the world and reputed economists are wondering what illness befell him that he took this decision. Corruption is being fought in other countries too (but they didnotmakeanysuchmove).Modihas told people that your money is useless, tear it and throw it away. Go stand in the queue,” Gandhi said.