PM Modi, RSS have destroyed the core spirit of India: Rahul Gandhi at Jan Vedna Sammelan

Rahul Gandhi also questioned the various initiatives carried out by the Modi government that has failed to gain any response.

Written by Aaron Pereira | New Delhi | Updated: January 11, 2017 2:15 pm
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led BJP government for what he said was the destruction of the core spirit of India. He was speaking at the Congress Party’s Jan Vedna Sammelan called to highlight the misfortunes caused to the people of India due to the demonetisation move by Prime Minister Modi on November 8 last year.

“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, adding that the spirit of India that lies in its respected institutions of the judiciary, RBI, its workers has been destroyed by PM Modi and RSS. “We will fight against it.”

Rahul also questioned the various initiatives carried out by the Modi government that has failed to gain any response. “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.”

He also questioned the role of the media in its coverage of the demonetisation move saying a section of the media had approached him saying their hands were tied. “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,” Rahul said.

The Congress vice-president earlier unfurled the party flag in the presence of senior party leaders including former PM Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad, AK Antony, P Chidambaram and Meira Kumar, among others. Congress President Sonia Gandhi was not present at the event.

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First Published on: January 11, 2017 12:53 pm
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    indian
    Jan 11, 2017 at 10:10 am
    Beta go back to London and finished your vacation. You and your family are solely responsible for the ills of our country. Scamsters
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      Raj
      Jan 11, 2017 at 8:52 am
      Burnol laga le bhakt
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        Hindustan Hamara
        Jan 11, 2017 at 10:32 am
        Congress you got several opportunities to arrest Feku in your regime but you worried about Hindu vote bank. Dalit Adivasi Sikh Buddhist approx. 50 % would have supported you for this. You miss the opportunity, now I can only say Congress and BJP are two sides of the same coin. Upper caste dominance and politics!
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          Anonymous
          Jan 11, 2017 at 8:53 am
          Is this paid news by congress
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            Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
            Jan 11, 2017 at 8:58 am
            Ra- GAA-Andu suddenly started vomitting $hit after spending tax payers money in a she-male mage parlour in Bangkok after back from holiday abroad.
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              SubbuI
              Jan 11, 2017 at 10:33 am
              WHAT IS WRONG IN WHAT RAHUL HI IS TELLING? WHERE ARE THE ACHCHE DIN OF NALAYAK NMODI PROMISED? lt;br/gt;WHERE ARE THE MILLION JOBS AYEAR PROMISED BY CRIMINAL MODI??lt;br/gt;WHERE ARE THE TOILETS PROMISED TO ALL VILLAGE HOMES? WHAT EVER PROVIDED IS THERE WATER FOR CLEANING THEM?lt;br/gt;WHERE ARE THE YOGA SAMMELANS AFTER THE 100 CRORES SHOW OFF ONCE AND THEN NOTHING?lt;br/gt;FROM WHERE THE DEMONETESATION JUGAD CAME FROM IN THE DEVIL'S MIND?lt;br/gt;FROM WHERE AND WHAT FOR THE SUDDEN CASH LESS DIGITAL PLASTIC MONEY CRAZE CAME FROM? THAT TOO SUDDENLY WITHOUT PREPARATIONSlt;br/gt;THIS NALAYAK NMODI IS NOT PRIME BUT CRIME MINISTER. HE IS MENTALLY ILL AND NEEDS MEDICAL ATTENTION.GOD SAVE INDIA FROM THIS DEVIL
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                ak dev
                Jan 11, 2017 at 10:38 am
                Pappu is right but he is telling only half truth. The full truth is that Modi has destro the unchallenged control of Pappu's parivar on Indian's insutions. Now the self respect and autonomy of Indian insutions has been restored and Pappu's Congress is unable to dictate these insutions. Pappu is scared that his parivar's loot hidden overseas is about to be caught.
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                  Alab
                  Jan 11, 2017 at 7:28 am
                  Welcome back, Rahul. Hope you had a Achhe Din wherever you had gone. Hope you have been rejuvenated enough to create fresh Tremors and Earthquakes in Congress !!!!
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                    ansuman
                    Jan 11, 2017 at 8:06 am
                    Rahul-RSS has saved the nation from inept and corrupt fake hies. You and all the sycophant in congress are helpless now because the loot party is over. keep crying Pappu.
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                      arun
                      Jan 11, 2017 at 9:34 am
                      The more Mr. Rahul tears, the bigger the in his trouser becomes. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Modi has taken on the corruption that was ruining the different insutions. And as corruption decreases in the country, the power of the Congress party also decreases. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Congress party feeds and thrives on Corruption. Congress party believes in "Corruption, corruption and corruption".
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                        Ashish Biswas
                        Jan 11, 2017 at 11:19 am
                        Rahul hi is destroying Congress.
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                          b
                          Jan 11, 2017 at 9:15 am
                          It has become a laughing stock.
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                            Bhola
                            Jan 11, 2017 at 10:37 am
                            This joker ,his mother ,his father destro India. modiji is rebuilding from scratch.
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                              Lakshmi
                              Jan 11, 2017 at 9:13 am
                              PM is entile for it. India is having respectability among the other nations only because of his diplomatic efforts
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                                Against traitors
                                Jan 11, 2017 at 11:27 am
                                Subbu, nee voombu
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                                  chitta
                                  Jan 11, 2017 at 10:30 am
                                  Feku has destro india
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                                    DP
                                    Jan 11, 2017 at 8:17 am
                                    Acche Din! my foot. Even our Jawans are deprived of healthy food. No shame from suit boot ki sarkar!
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                                      Vasu
                                      Jan 11, 2017 at 10:54 am
                                      He mean, modi destor sprit of congress which is looting, coruption, vote bank politics etc etc, and he continues to do it till he was there.
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                                        Vasu
                                        Jan 11, 2017 at 11:03 am
                                        I hope you know some states in india which tops in entire india in business if you don't use google and search, everbody knows congress leader is not even eligible for any post if is not born in family Dynasty ruling party Don't degrade youself by supporting him.
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                                          Dr.D.T.subhash
                                          Jan 11, 2017 at 10:51 am
                                          So after good holidays, you are speaking the script written by loyalist and you dont even understand what you have uttered. Do you think people oif this country listening to you Mr. rahul hi?
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                                            Dr.D.T.subhash
                                            Jan 11, 2017 at 11:08 am
                                            Subbu seems to be out of touch with reality of India under Mr. N Modi. You seems to have personal grudge .
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