NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi slammed PM Modi on phase 1 polling day asking him why the famed Gujarat development model was missing in his speeches
“What is the reason that development is missing from the PM’s speeches this time. Has speech become synonymous to governnance,” Rahul tweeted on a day 89 assembly seats went to polls in the state.
Rahul wondered why the PM had not responded to his 10 queries related to the claims of development in Gujarat over the past 22 years and why did the BJP release its poll manifesto on the eve of phase 1 polling.
The Congress vice president also lobbed the 11 question in his a query a day series accusing the BJP and Modi of having destroyed the education sector.
“80 percent engineers are jobless. Schools and colleges have turned into businesses. Why did you sell off the education centres,” Rahul tweeted.
Earlier, he appealed to the first time Gujarat voters to come out in large numbers and strengthen democracy.
In Ahmedabad, Congress communication department head Randeep Surjewala slammed the BJP for celebrating Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi.
Slamming BJP spokesperson Sambit Mahapatra’s reference to Modi as “Desh ka baap”, Surjewala said it was a clear affront to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi.
He claimed the Congress would form the next government in Gujarat and thanked the voters for supporting the opposition party.