INDIA will start rule by filling 30 lakh posts: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul said that after the INDIA bloc alliance comes to power, the new regime will remove the 50% cap on reservations.
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi speaks at Saroornagar on Thursday.
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi speaks at Saroornagar on Thursday.(Photo | Sri Loganathan Velmurugan, EPS)

HYDERABAD : Exuding confidence that the INDIA bloc would form the government on June 4, former AICC president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday announced that the first task of the new dispensation would be to begin the process of filling 30 lakh vacancies in various government departments.

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of waiving loans worth lakhs of crores taken by corporates but not of farmers, Rahul also announced that the INDIA regime will start its innings by waiving farm loans. The Congress MP also reiterated his party’s commitment to bringing a law on Mininum Support Price (MSP) for crops.

Addressing Jan Jatara public meetings in Narsapur of Medak constituency and Saroornagar in Hyderabad, Rahul said that the INDIA government will increase MNREGA wages to Rs 400 per day and double the salaries of ASHA and Anganwadi workers.

Stating that BJP leaders like Modi and Shah, and organisations like the RSS were openly saying that they will change the Constitution, he said that only the Congress and INDIA bloc can protect it. 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and CM A Revanth Reddy during the ‘Jana Jatara’ public meeting at Saroornagar in Hyderabad
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and CM A Revanth Reddy during the ‘Jana Jatara’ public meeting at Saroornagar in HyderabadPhoto | Sri Loganathan Velmurugan, EPS

‘INDIA govt will remove cap on quota’

“Protecting the poor, Dalits, downtrodden people and the Constitution is the responsibility of the Congress. The Constitution has given rights to the citizens. The Constitution is the voice of the common people of this country. For this Constitution, many people sacrificed their lives,” Rahul said.

“In the 10 years, Modi benefited only 22-25 corporates by privatising public sector undertakings (PSUs). Privatising PSUs is the first step to scrapping reservations,” he said.

Rahul said that after the INDIA bloc alliance comes to power, the new regime will remove the 50% cap on reservations. “The INDIA government will conduct a country-wide caste census. After caste census, Indian politics will change and progressive politics will start,” he said.

The Congress MP alleged that Modi worked for people like Adani to whom he had given ports, infrastructure, airports and defence industries in the last 10 years. “We are going to do historic and progressive work which no one can even expect. We will prepare a list of poor people, farmers, labour, Dalits, STs and minorities. We will distribute the same amount of money to these sections as Modi gave to corporates in the last 10 years,” the Congress leader said.

“Every month, we will deposit Rs 8,500 in the bank account of the woman head of each poor family for education and health purposes. By this, we will eradicate poverty. You (the beneficiaries) will spend that money to purchase products. Small companies that manufacture products will benefit. While production improves, employment opportunities will be created and India’s economy will strengthen,” he said.

Addressing the crowd, Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy accused the BJP of using Lord Ram and Lord Hanuman for political benefits. He said that like beggars seek alms, BJP leaders were seeking votes in the name of God. The chief minister alleged that BJP candidate M Raghunandan Rao cheated people with false promises while BRS candidate P Venkatrami Reddy submerged the lands of thousands of farmers in Mallannasagar, when he was the collector of Siddipet district.

Revanth recalled that in 1980, Indira Gandhi contested from Medak and won with a huge majority and became the prime minister. “Medak region developed industrially because Indira Gandhi represented it in Parliament,” he said.

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