Bengaluru, May 10: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday targetted the Bhartiya Janata Party’s Dalit outreach attempt, saying Narendra Modi doesn’t say anything when Dalits are being killed across the country.
“Congress is raising Dalit issues, (because) that’s our job. WhOn the last day of campaigning for the Karnataka Assembly elections, the Congress leader described the polls as a fight between the idea of Karnataka and the RSS. en Rohith Vemula is killed, the prime minister doesn’t say a word”, Gandhi said.
“The RSS-BJP wants to snatch away Karnataka’s spirit, identity & Basavanna’s principles and impose upon RSS’ regressive ideology. The Congress will never allow this to happen”.
“We’ve developed Karnataka extensively over the past five years, we’ll continue along that path of development more aggressively”.
On the last day of campaigning for the Karnataka Assembly elections, the Congress leader described the polls as a fight between the idea of Karnataka and the RSS.
Speaking on sexual crime against women, he said “Rapes are a political issue. Are you trying to say that politicians should remain silent while the women of this country are raped?
Gandhi claimed Modi is angry with everyone “I attract anger from PM Modi because he views me as a threat”.
Responding to the Saffron Party calling Sonia Gandhi an Italian, he said”My mother is more Indian than many Indian people I have met. If the PM likes to abuse her, he may do so if it pleases him”.
Unperturbed by BJP’s mega rally on the last of the campaign, the Congress leader stated: ” I can tell you why BJP Union Ministers are campaigning in Karnataka – P A N I C. I’m happy they’re here, it helps us”.
On his religious institution visits, the Congress President said our people have different religious beliefs. As a leader of the political party, it is my job to visit the religious institution that invites me. I will however not go to a single institution that divides the society.