Rahul mocks Modi, says his Gujarat development model is a toffee model

Rahul said a loan of Rs 10,000 crore was given to build the Nano car. The amount is more than what is spent on health and education in Gujarat.

By: Press Trust of India | Latur | Published:April 14, 2014 5:38 pm

In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Monday dubbed the Gujarat model propagated by Narendra Modi as a “toffee model”, saying it has benefited only one industrialist in the state, ignoring the interests of the farmers and the poor.

He also said while the BJP talks of empowering women in its election campaign posters, its party activists along with RSS cadres beat up women going to pubs in Mangalore (Karnataka) and the Gujarat Chief Minister uses his powers and police machinery to tap the phone of a woman.

“Let me tell you about the Gujarat model. Have you heard of (L K ) Advani. Advani, Jaswant Singh have been sidelined. Now a new neta (leader) has emerged. He is Narendra Modi.

Earlier, there was a partnership between Atal Bihar Vajpayee and Advani. Now there is partnership between Modi and Adani,” Rahul said at an election rally here.

“Land of Aurangabad’s size…45,000 acres…has been given for a mere Rs 300 crore. This is toffee model not Gujarat model. For Re 1, you get a toffee here. There land was sold at Re one per meter…it was the land of the poor and the farmers,” Gandhi said.

He said a loan of Rs 10,000 crore was given to build the Nano car. The amount is more than what is spent on health and education in Gujarat.

Taking a dig at BJP’s campaign posters on empowering women, Gandhi said 20,000 women are “missing” in party-ruled Chhattisgarh.

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  1. M
    Apr 14, 2014 at 1:43 pm
    vow Rahul, where did you get these interesting facts and figures. please share the source. And also tell for much free loan your your Brother in law got as loan from DFL to purchase their own land & building. Also let us know what is your (remote controlled )Govt policy (if any) for allotting land to Industrialist. Do you have any answers. people are not fools to listen. one thing is certain Congress is looking upon a fool to lead the nation.
  2. N
    narendra kapoor
    Apr 15, 2014 at 7:19 am
    Out of the 20,000 women, said to have been missing in Chhattisgarh - how many are Suknyas ?
  3. N
    narendra kapoor
    Apr 15, 2014 at 7:16 am
    Who shall tell Rahul that land is measured in square metres ( not meters ) ? This Buddhu has no GK at all. How Congressi chamachas are so blind, deaf & dumb, not to understand the IQ level of a person ( RG ) being projected as the future PM. Even a Baniya Shop shall require some intelligence for its management. Oh ! Yes they had one MMS - blinded, made mute & deaf by the all powerful dictator, who ruled this country for last 10 yrs.
  4. P
    Apr 14, 2014 at 1:43 pm
    Yet another Chocolate baby's senseless speach
  5. S
    Apr 14, 2014 at 6:30 pm
    Do you know anything else other than a "toffee" Ra-owl baba? Raol go back to mafia land
  6. C
    Apr 14, 2014 at 1:25 pm
    Yes it is toffee model but yours is a SCAM model and w nation lost valuable natural resources only to chamchas. Jaihind
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