Kota, Oct 25: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the rape allegations levelled against Uttar Pradesh Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Kuldeep Singh Sengar.
“Prime Minister gave the slogan of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ in support of women, but when the time came to walk the talk, he did nothing, he said addressing at Mahila Congress event in Rajasthan’s Kota.
“An Uttar Pradesh MLA raped a woman, but the Prime Minister remained silent. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister did not say a word. Prime Minister gave a good slogan in support of women, but when the time came to walk the talk, he did nothing”.
The Congress chief also underlined that his party supports the upliftment of women and intends to increase its contribution in this direction.
Contuning his attack, Rahul said that the Narendra Modi government forcibly sent Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Verma on leave as he was collecting documents related to Rafale deal.
“The CBI was about to start an investigation in the Rafale aircraft deal, but the Prime Minister got scared and so he removed the director of the investigative agency,” he alleged.