BJP would stop at nothing to grab power and divide state on communal lines, says Rahul

Rahul Gandhi questioned the delay in the implementation of the Lokayukta Bill and RTI in Gujarat in the past

Written by Sanjay Singh | Dehradun | Updated: February 24, 2014 8:36 am
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi addressing a public meeting in Dehradun on Sunday. (PTI) Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi addressing a public meeting in Dehradun on Sunday. (PTI)

Addressing a poll rally here Sunday afternoon, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi made pointed attacks on Narendra Modi, calling him “ek aadmi” repeatedly without taking his name.

“There is one person who spoke about Gujarat in different parts of the country. He feels he has created Gujarat. It is not true,” Rahul said, adding that every section of the society, from Dalits and tribals to women and small businessmen, had made the state what it is.

On the contrary, Rahul said, he never talked about himself, but “about women and youth”. He would get the women’s reservation Bill passed in Parliament, he promised.

There was no place for arrogance and anger in politics, Rahul said. “I have realised this in the last one decade of my politics. Politics means removing the pain of others.”

The Congress vice-president questioned the delay in the implementation of the Lokayukta law and RTI in Gujarat, saying the court had to intervene in the matter.

Speaking at a rally on the same ground around two months ago, Modi had questioned Rahul’s commitment to the Lokpal law, given that the Lokayukta Bill brought in by the previous BJP government in Uttarakhand had not been cleared.

Who is not under the ambit of the Lokayukta, Rahul asked people on Sunday. “Ek aadmi hai jo Lokayukta se upar baitha hai (there is one person who is above the Lokayukta).”

Pointing out that tainted former Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa was back in the BJP, Rahul said the party never looks at corruption in own states such as Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

He warned that the BJP would stop at nothing to grab power, including dividing the state on communal or caste lines. “They say give us power, make our man PM and everything will be alright.”

Highlighting the achievements of UPA II like the right to food, right to education and Lokpal Act, he accused the BJP of stalling five legislations in Parliament, and said the party would also ensure right to health for the people of the country.

With an eye on the large proportion of the state’s population that is in the Army, Rahul brought up the Centre’s recent decision clearing one rank, one pension. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had fulfilled a 25-year-old demand, he said.

Rahul added that Harish Rawat, who took over as chief minister only recently, had assured him that all necessary infrastructure would be in place before the beginning of the tourist season. Rawat worked for 18 hours a day, Rahul said, and he had told him to work even harder. Rahul also reminded people about the Centre’s Rs 7 crore package for rehabilitation and reconstruction works in Uttarakhand.

He also highlighted his “association” with Uttarakhand, saying he had studied at Doon School and his grandfather had been lodged in Almora jail.

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    PN
    Feb 24, 2014 at 8:39 am
    Rahul - grow up! Congress and congressmen are more communal than any other party/insution or people: generally speaking
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      Amit
      Feb 23, 2014 at 8:47 pm
      Rahul is seen taking credit for all central government schemes. What has he done. For last 10 year corrupt government was running, what did he do to stop corruption?
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        Deepak Batra
        Feb 24, 2014 at 5:55 am
        From the kind of commitment congress is doing ,i can say that it cares for the country and wants to help the poor. It never compromised on anything.
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          nilesh jala
          Mar 1, 2014 at 10:13 am
          “ To be honest, Rahul hi is on the same path. Hisleadership qualities amaze me as his love for the poor people has beenimpressive.”
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            nilesh jala
            Mar 1, 2014 at 10:13 am
            “Many leaders say that he is not fit for the politics but Isay that one day the w world will appreciate his work.”
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              nilesh jala
              Mar 1, 2014 at 10:12 am
              “Rahul hi has been a great inspiration for the youth ofour country.”
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                nilesh jala
                Mar 1, 2014 at 10:13 am
                “Rahul hi is doing great work….rahul ji is best leaderof congress but his cousin varun always does bad things….!!”
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                  nilesh jala
                  Mar 1, 2014 at 10:13 am
                  “The efforts he has been putting reminds me of his fatherRajiv hi who has contributed a lot to the country..”
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                    G G
                    Feb 24, 2014 at 9:08 am
                    Oh! It is a great revelation that Congress does not want nor is after "POWER"! So all the "vote bank" politics, the "reservation" carrot, , the loot of the tax payers money to dole out unwarranted "subsidies and grants, abuse of CBI to har and subjugate opposition and those who do not fall in line,appeat of "minorities, are for what purpose?Is it part of governance?
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                      Aman Mehra
                      Feb 24, 2014 at 5:38 am
                      Rahul believes in removing the pain of others.For the delay in the implementation of the Lokayukta law and RTI in Gujarat, Modi is surely responsible.
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                        Mohan
                        Feb 25, 2014 at 10:01 am
                        Did your party give the CBI the coalgate files ? No ! So, of what use is the RTI ?
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                          Mohan
                          Feb 25, 2014 at 10:10 am
                          People of the UK have not forgotten the substandard grains provided to the victims of the flood with picture of MAA AUR BETA on the cover.
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                            JK
                            Feb 24, 2014 at 7:02 am
                            That "ek aadmi" could and is able to carry his people with him all through last 12 years as CM of Gujarat and has taken the state to such a glory that even US had to take note of it and its ambador to India, overlooking their earlier reservations, sought an appointment and met him at his place on his terms. People are intelligent enough not to be carried away by your baseless utterings.
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                              reena
                              Mar 1, 2014 at 10:40 am
                              “ To be honest, Rahul hi is on the same path. Hisleadership qualities amaze me as his love for the poor people has beenimpressive.”
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                                reena
                                Mar 1, 2014 at 10:40 am
                                “Many leaders say that he is not fit for the politics but Isay that one day the w world willappreciate his work.”
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                                  reena
                                  Mar 1, 2014 at 10:40 am
                                  “Rahul hi has been a great inspiration for the youth ofour country.”
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                                    reena
                                    Mar 1, 2014 at 10:40 am
                                    “Rahul hi is doing great work….rahul ji is best leaderof congress but his cousin varun always does bad things….!!”
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                                      reena
                                      Mar 1, 2014 at 10:40 am
                                      “The efforts he has been putting reminds me of his fatherRajiv hi who has contributed a lot to the country..”
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                                        Satish Chandra
                                        Feb 24, 2014 at 2:27 am
                                        The deaths of Rajiv and Indira did not matter, only the crimes against Satish Chandra matter. Both partited in the CIA’s crimes against me and both were killed by CIA-RAW because of my influence on them. I was the target in killing them; they themselves did not matter. Nehru was a lifelong British agent, Indira and Rajiv worked for the CIA and so do all Indian politicians. Narendra Modi should be whipped and hanged for giving a bouquet of roses to an American diplomat in exchange for a strip search and cavity search of an Indian diplomat. P. Chidambaram should be whipped and hanged for speaking positively about Harvard University where the world’s greatest scientist and greatest Indian of all time was publicly tortured for being an Indian. The Italian woman and son should be whipped and hanged for partiting in crimes against him with the help of the CIA’s 24-hour satellite surveillance of him for the past 37 years. Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee should be whipped and hanged for ociating with CIA-RAW agent Hazare, a follower of M. K. hi who was a lifelong British agent and a homoual who wrote to his white master “How completely you have taken possession of my body; it is slavery with a vengeance”. You do not shake hands with any representative of a country whose potion will be made to eat one another till no one remains alive. Filthy s Manmohan Singh, P. Chidambaram and Raghuram Rajan made India a beggar and slave at the G-20 urging “advanced nations, like the US, to take heed of countries vulnerable to the stimulus withdrawal” and “advanced nations must recognise the impact of their monetary policy decisions on other economies and "be prepared to act if things get out of kilter" “. Why? Because “The reduction in stimulus, known as tapering, may affect capital flows to emerging markets and impact their currencies”. Why do you want to give ownership and control of India to foreign enemies when India has all the investment capital it wants by simply printing the money which is what the U.S. is doing stealing my proposal about money -- see ‘How India’s Economy Can Grow 30% Per Year or More’ : HowIndiasEconomyCanGrowDOTblogspotDOTcom ? These filthy s Manmohan Singh and Raghuram Rajan must also be whipped and hanged along with filthy s Amartya Sen, Subramanian Swamy -- who were both brought to Harvard and one of them given a Nobel prize expressly to provide cover for the crimes against me -- and anyone else in public life you can think of. It is not too late to whip and hang filthy s Vajpayee and George Fernandes both of whom have been faking illness and an inability to speak to avoid answering questions about their partition in the CIA’s crimes against me. Nor is it too late to whip and hang filthy Ram Jethmalani, who was also brought to Harvard to provide cover for crimes against me and rewarded with a half a million dollar per year law practice and filthy L. K Advani who, while Home Minister, was brought, under pain of being prosecuted for the Babri Masjid demolition, to C.I.A. Headquarters to make India’s Home Ministry a partint in the C.I.A.’s crimes against me. Filthy Kejriwal wants to provide a few services at lower rates but my proposal about money shows how to provide all goods and services free of charge to everyone. Filthy M. Karunanidhi should be whipped and hanged; he was having Indian currency printed in China with the help of the Reserve Bank of India chief to provide some freebies to the people of Tamil Nadu as I described in my press releases but kept the crimes against me covered up otherwise everything could be provided free of charge to everyone in India. Filthy Jayalalitha should be whipped and hanged for saying she has a vision for India but keeping quiet about the crimes against me because of which India will remain poor, weak and enslaved despite her vision. IndiasLegitimateRulerSatishChandraDOTblogspotDOTcom
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                                          smita b
                                          Mar 1, 2014 at 10:22 am
                                          "His role being vice president of Congress has beenvery good. He has been working very hard to reach out to the common mes ofthe people."
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                                            smita b
                                            Mar 1, 2014 at 10:23 am
                                            "Rahul hi is the true visionaery leader for india.He should be PM of India in the next election."
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