Rahul takes ‘mitron’ jibe at PM Modi, says Paytm means ‘Pay to Modi’: Top quotes from his speech

"It is a clash between two philosophies. Congress says 'don't fear', BJP says 'fear', 'scare them'," said Gandhi at Talkatora Stadium.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 11, 2017 7:01 pm
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government and RSS for weakening institutions like the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the wake of the demonetisation decision taken by the government on November 8 last year. He trained his guns at the prime minister for the demonetisation move, which according to the Congress leader was PM Modi’s ‘personal decision’.” The Congress vice-president was addressing the public at the Party’s Jan Vedna Sammelan held at the Talkatora Stadium in the national capital here.

“The BJP and Modi keep asking what the Congress Party has done in the last 70 years. I would like to say that we didn’t do in 70 years what the BJP under PM Modi has done in just two and a half years – destroy India’s highly respected institution,” Gandhi said. He said while the Congress party told labourers and farmers to be fearless come what may, they will be guaranteed 100 days employment and none will be able to take away their land without paying the market price for it, Narendra Modi “snatched” away their money and land.

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Here are some of his quotes from the speech: 

1. “It is a clash between two philosophies. Congress says ‘don’t fear’, BJP says ‘fear’, ‘scare them’.”

2. “Crores of people were standing in lines, did you find any corrupt person there? The corrupt ones were at the bank’s backdoor.”

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3. “Found Congress’ symbol in Shiv ji, Gurunanak, Buddha, Mahavir’s pictures.Asked Karan Singh ji what does it mean?He said ‘daro mat’.”

4. “Narendra Modi thought that if the Army conducted the surgical strikes across the border, he did the same on the poor and farmers.”

5. “Chanting Lord Rama’s name, and pocketing poor people’s money is the philosophy of this ‘suit boot ki sarkar’. This is what you have to fight.”

6. “Ours is an intelligent country, we have ousted the British. Have sent a mission to the moon.”

7. “Auto sales are at its lowest in 16 years. The auto industry is the backbone of MakeInIndia — will Modi say how the industry has failed? Demonetisation is an excuse. He has realised he can’t keep hiding behind yoga, make in India, digital India.”

8. “Media have some constraints in their coverage but in their hearts they know what’s going on. They have a responsibility to report the hardships our people are facing.”

9. “Acche din are only going to come when Congress party is going to come in power in 2019. People of country are wondering when are ‘Acche din going to come’. I’ll tell them it will come when Congress comes to power again. Our friends in the media are under constraints. They come to me and say they want to say something but can’t. 2 1/2 yrs back, Prime Minister Modi asked everything to join Swacch Bharat, the drama continued for a few days; then Make in India, Skill India.”

10. “We do not hate them (BJP, RSS) but will defeat their ideology & remove them from power.”

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    William Michael
    Jan 11, 2017 at 2:28 pm
    I swear the days we are going through is frighfull .. Banks have their say ..all ATM's are cash less , banks have their own rules , they don't work on RBI guidelines , even as on today you can't withdraw 10k , it totally depends on your bank and who do you go too ??? We are the people who are going through hard times not Modi ( PM) or any politicians .. Aacha din .. We are fooled ..sad very sad
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      MyTake
      Jan 11, 2017 at 7:12 pm
      Very childish talk!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;One thing is sure they talk in turn: AK then Mamata then Rahul! Each time after hoot and scoot, each one goes on for "rest" then comes back again!
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        Prabhat Chowdhry
        Jan 11, 2017 at 2:09 pm
        So papu is back ....now starts the unlimited entertainment. ..
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          Regi
          Jan 11, 2017 at 5:47 pm
          Rahul is became a good politician now his speech are more sharp now a days..future compeor for modigi..
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            Regi
            Jan 11, 2017 at 3:20 pm
            See how bjp followers responding?instead of discussion personally insulting this all are paid writers? Rahul right they need scare people. Daro policy....if u said anything they will say you are anti national...
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              SUBBU.I
              Jan 11, 2017 at 12:55 pm
              EXELLENT POINTS RAHUL ! WE ARE WITH YOU AND WE ARE ONCE BITTEN AND TWICE SHY.CRIME MINISTER HAVE TO GO OUT OF POWER.THAT IS THE ONLY WAY TO STOP BACKWARD GROWTH OF OUR UPCOMING INDIA UNTIL 2014
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                ams
                Jan 11, 2017 at 7:09 pm
                Pay to Mitron!
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                  ams
                  Jan 11, 2017 at 7:08 pm
                  Paytm = Pay to Modi ORlt;br/gt;Paytm = Paytm to Mitron (Modi's freinds Adani, Ambani, Paytm etc)lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Take your pick!
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