Tearing up paper,an act of ‘mockery’ by Rahul: BJP

Accusing BSP,SP of making only promises,Rahul yesterday tore a piece of paper at poll meeting.

Written by Agencies | Ghaziabad | Published:February 16, 2012 7:24 pm

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad today termed as “mockery” Rahul Gandhi’s act of tearing up a piece of paper at an election meeting in Lucknow,saying it would not help him attract voters.

“Tearing a piece of paper at an election meeting by Rahul Gandhi is an illogical act and full of mockery. It will do no magic to attract voters,” the BJP general secretary said.

Accusing BSP and SP of making “only promises”,the Congress general secretary yesterday tore a piece of paper at an election meeting to drive home the point that “mere lists” of assurances were of no use.

“They promise that they will give power,water,employment and if not employment then unemployment allowance… this is mere list of assurances… ,” Rahul had said at an election meeting and tore a paper it to stress his point.

Addressing a press conference here,Prasad also took a dig at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and said as an economist he has failed to control price rise.

Regarding government formation in Uttar Pradesh,he said the BJP would not enter into any post-poll alliance with SP or BSP and would sit in opposition if it did not get majority.

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