PM Modi doesn’t consult his ministers, functions on his own: Rahul Gandhi

Saying that Modi cannot be even called as a "super Prime Minister" anymore, Rahul said people need to find a new word to define him.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 21, 2016 1:25 pm
New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during the Indira Gandhi Centennial Lecture by President Pranab Mukherjee,    organised on the occasion of the birth anniversary of  Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi,  at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday.PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist(PTI11_19_2016_000253B) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during the Indira Gandhi Centennial Lecture by President Pranab Mukherjee, organised on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday. (Source: PTI)

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Monday hit out against the Centre’s move to discontinue old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. “Jahan bhi main gaya aaj aur logon se mila, log kasht mein the (Where ever I went today, I saw people suffering),” Rahul said. He claimed that banks are dispensing cash to a select few through backdoor.  “Logon ne kaha wo line mein khade hain, aur bank ke peeche se deal ho rahi hai. Chune hue logon ko cash diya ja raha hai (People standing in queues told me that banks are cutting deals. Only select people are getting cash),” he said.

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul said:  “Wo (PM Modi) na apne mantriyon se poochte hain, jo mann mein aata hai kar dete hain (He doesn’t take inputs from his ministers, does whatever comes to his mind).”

Saying that Modi cannot be even called as a “super Prime Minister” anymore, Rahul said people need to find a new word to define him. “Aajkal koi naya roop aaya hai, Super Prime Minister bhi nahin keh sakte hain. Define karne ke liye naya shabd nikaalna padega (These days he has taken a new form, can’t even call him a super prime minister. Need to find a new word to define him),” he said.

Speaking on the Indore-Patna Express train tragedy that left over 100 passengers dead, he blamed PM Modi for not raising the issue of track maintainance and safety in his speeches. “PM gave speeches on bullet trains, why didn’t he talk about maintenance of railway tracks and the safety,” he said.

Earlier today, Rahul interacted with people standing in queues outside ATMs. He visited several areas in Delhi to gauge the public mood on the demonetisation move. It was his third visit since old high currency tender was declared illegal on November 8.

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    prakash gotimukul
    Nov 21, 2016 at 8:55 am
    Congress must die for India to progress and family must vanish. India cannot have a joker as leader in opposition. Opposition is an important component of democracy and jokers in opposition are making fun of indian democracy. So congress must die.
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      indian
      Nov 21, 2016 at 1:41 pm
      I'm glad he didn't inform his cabinet on the demonitization drive. That ensured secrecy. Better this PM than the previous one under whose nose, his ministers were looting the country.
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        Chander Pal
        Nov 21, 2016 at 11:48 am
        And UPA PM a respectable economist of world repute had to consult Only the queen or wait for the chits.
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          Dinesh
          Nov 21, 2016 at 8:33 pm
          Rahul have ever worked to earn Money no So for that you should P*** O** to Thailand
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            Ganesh
            Nov 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm
            RAGA means Rashtriya Gadha. For those who don't understand Hindi, it means national donkey.
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              IML sood
              Nov 21, 2016 at 3:04 pm
              Pappu spoke again but as usual rubbish. The matters away from his comprehension need not be talked about as he looks more rather perfect fool when he speaks. Their is already a bigger fool available in political arena, Khujli. Like him whenever these two speaks people get some entertainment as wisdom and maturity remain lacking from these two political jokers.
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                Jayr
                Nov 21, 2016 at 8:00 am
                The Corrupt Mainstream Media, and the Italian mafia Party thieves - who looted the country to the core through mega scams like 2G, Coalgate, CWG, National Herald, Agusta, etc., - are trying their best to sabotage the government move to curb black money. They deliberately spread misinformation ad panic among public.
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                  Harry Achari
                  Nov 21, 2016 at 6:22 pm
                  Dear Rahul, people think you still are not more than a lovely puppy. People are bored to read the news as they see some quotes from you. As long as you don't invest your time (not for betterment of the country) for betterment of your IQ, you better stay away from the politics.
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