PM Modi should apologise for failure to deliver on job promise: Congress

Referring to a meeting of the Niti Aayog convened by the PM to discuss the employment situation, Congress leader Anand Sharma said the government, after being in denial all this while, had at least given an indication of the realisation about the job crisis.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:June 16, 2017 5:02 am
anand sharma,narendra modi, congress Congress leader Anand Sharma said the government, after being in denial all this while, had at least given an indication of the realisation about the job crisis.

The Congress on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise for his government’s “failure” to fulfill the poll promise of creating millions of jobs and “stop making false claims”. With the Prime Minister set to travel to the US later this month, the main opposition party asked him to obtain credible and firm assurances from US President Donald Trump that he would reverse the decision on grant of H1B visas.

Referring to a meeting of the Niti Aayog convened by the PM to discuss the employment situation, Congress leader Anand Sharma said the government, after being in denial all this while, had at least given an indication of the realisation about the job crisis. “The Prime Minister must realise that the time for propaganda and publicity is over. It is time to give an account of the miserable performance of his government, his failure to provide jobs as promised, claiming growth, but in fact the jobs are being lost,” he said.

“Now what will be achieved by merely having a meeting with the NITI Aayog? Is the Prime Minister going to regain his lost credibility and trust when it comes to the youth of India, creation of jobs and providing meaningful, gainful employment?” he asked.

On the H1B visa issue, Sharma said, “We do not want mere statements and photographs. We want answers and also how the Prime Minister responds and registers our protest over the disparaging observations made about India recently when the US decided to walk out of the Paris pact. We will wait for the PM’s response.”

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    praveen
    Jun 16, 2017 at 10:55 pm
    H-1B is not our agenda Mr. Sharma. For a whole decade what UPA didn't foresee can't now be brought under anti-dumping law. All eggs were in same basket, so now better if all forget the politics to unite as one nation.
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      Narpatsinh
      Jun 16, 2017 at 10:08 pm
      This man, Anand sharma is not basically a politician but he was a chaprashi in Sonia's house. His main job was to arranged Air tickets, accommodations of guests comming from Italy, arranging gandhi family's hawala transactions, black money etc. After doing all these dubious work assignments, he become a member of sonia's kitchen cabinet and get a birth in cabinet. He is not a loyal to nation but to sonia and fake gandhi family.
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        praveen
        Jun 16, 2017 at 11:02 pm
        Some foolish brain hatched out from dubious management marketing school and campus recruited by the party is launching a lookwise cone never matchable with Shri Modi ji. Stop this type of at ude. For survival there are many other better ways.
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        Harikrishnan
        Jun 16, 2017 at 11:13 am
        Hello Anand, you are a politician in a country where democracy is followed. BJP and Modi are not Magicians or Gods and they are trying their best to do something good for the country. Humans are bound to make mistakes, but they dont look like stealing which your party were doing. If Modi has done something wrong, the people will not vote for him. As opposition, you are supposed to educate the people on their short comings and they based on your teaching will vote. So instead of trying to be God made experts, try to do something good for the people so that they vote for congress
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          Myron Castelino
          Jun 17, 2017 at 1:44 am
          Superb, very well said. Here each one crticizes the other. Our leaders as we elect them start working for the Country rather than loot. Pray wisdom prevails and our great mother land would receive it's dues. God bless our Country, leaders and it's citizens.
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