Launching a scathing attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said the former had made false promise of providing employment opportunity to the youth. ‘Prime Minister Modi has made promise that he will provide employment to the youth but it never happened. He made false promise,’ Gandhi said while addressing an election rally in Shamli. The Congress vice-president further said that the main objective of the grand old party is to provide employment opportunity to the youth of the Uttar Pradesh.
Highlighting the rising farmer’s suicide, Gandhi said that Prime Minister have no time to pay heed to the plights of the poor farmer. He added that the poor farmers had hoped that PM Modi would listen to their plight but the latter does not have even one second for them. Gandhi further lauded the Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav, saying that the latter has done a good work in the state and would do better after the alliance formation. Gandhi is also scheduled to address two more rallies in Mathura and Aligarh today.
The people of Uttar Pradesh will be voting for a new government in seven-phase elections between February 11 and March 8. The Congress will be contesting in 105 seats and the Samajwadi Party will be contesting in 298 seats out of the 403 assembly seats.