JAIPUR: Evaluating Mahatma Gandhi and his killer Nathuram Godse, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi made a withering assault on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP-RSS mix, denouncing them over spiritual ideologies, farmer points and inflation at a celebration rally right here on Sunday.
Stressing on the distinction between a Hindu and ‘Hindutvawadi’, Rahul stated a Hindu lives looking for the reality, whereas a Hindutvawadi lives to seize energy by no matter means it takes. “Mahatma Gandhi was a Hindu and Nathuram Godse was a Hindutvawadi,” he stated, to focus on the distinction. Rahul stated India was a rustic of Hindus and never of the Hindutvawadis.
“Two residing beings can’t have a single soul, likewise, two phrases can’t have the identical which means. In right this moment’s politics within the nation, there’s a battle between the 2 phrases — Hindu and Hindutvawadi. You and I are Hindu however not Hindutvawadi,” Rahul stated.
“No matter could occur, a Hindu searches for the reality, his path is satyagraha. Mahatma Gandhi wrote ‘My Experiments with Fact’ and on the finish a Hindutvawadi pumped three bullets in his chest. Hindutvawadi spends your entire life striving for energy; his path is just not satyagraha however satta- (energy) graha,” Rahul stated, amid loud clapping at a stadium overflowing with individuals.
“Since 2014, there may be the rule of the Hindutvawadi, not of the Hindus. Is it not true?” Rahul requested the group, which replied within the affirmative. Rahul stated the nation’s whole wealth was now managed by 4-5 capitalists, all establishments had been managed by “one organisation” and the RSS males had been ministers’ OSDs. “We’ve got to take away these Hindutvawadis and convey within the rule of Hindus. And, who’s a Hindu? He who loves all, embraces all and who fears none and who respects all religions,” he added.
As the group cheered, Rahul continued, “Learn any of our scriptures, be it Ramayana, Mahabharata, Gita or Upanishads, present me the place is it written {that a} poor or a weak is to be killed or crushed? Krishna didn’t ask Arjuna to kill his brothers for energy however for the reality.”
The Congress chief stated the nation was dealing with inflation due to Hindutvawadis who needed energy even when that required working for a handful of capitalists. “India’s 1% inhabitants holds 33% wealth, 10% inhabitants holds 65% wealth and the poorest 50% inhabitants has simply 6% wealth. Narendra Modi ji has left them poorer utilizing his instruments like ‘notebandi’, GST and the three black legal guidelines in opposition to farmers. Earlier, the unorganised sector’s share was 52%, now it’s 20%, and 90% of the company revenue goes to twenty corporations.” Rahul stated that employment can’t be generated by two-three industrialists however requires participation of lakhs of small and medium scale companies. The Congress chief additionally attacked the PM for alleged lies on China’s land occupation in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh.
Rahul stated Congress governments in states waived loans of farmers who’re the nation’s spine however the Modi authorities “stabbed them within the again”. “When Hindu farmers stood up in opposition to him, the Hindutvawadi apologised,” Rahul stated, referring to the PM.
Rahul learn out a grocery record and gasoline costs evaluating these with costs in 2014 to underline the rise in inflation beneath the Modi authorities. “These are the ‘acche din’ (good days)! However for whom? For ‘hum do, hamare do’ (referring to Modi-Shah and Adani-Ambani),” he stated, including that day-after-day the PM thinks of one thing new that he may give to his industrialist buddies.
Addressing the rally, Priyanka Gandhi stated the PM desires to promote public assets that the Congress governments inbuilt 70 years to his crony capitalists. “They need to inform what they’ve given the nation prior to now seven years,” she stated.
Talking about her experiences in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka stated, “The PM can purchase Rs 8,000cr plane for himself however can’t present fertilisers to farmers who died standing in traces.” She urged the individuals to make the BJP authorities accountable on problems with improvement and welfare as a substitute of speaking about ‘pointless issues’.
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi was current on the get together’s national-level rally however didn’t handle the general public. Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, his Chhattisgarh counterpart Bhupesh Baghel and different senior Congress leaders attended the rally. Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi reached late and couldn’t attend the rally.
Addressing the rally, Gehlot stated the Modi authorities was weakening the states by plunging them right into a monetary disaster. “BJP-ruled states aren’t talking up, whereas the PM is unable to answer to Congress CMs. This rally will herald the start of the NDA authorities’s fall,” Gehlot stated.

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