Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has hit out at the Centre over the growing rate of unemployment in India amid the economic crisis and said the youth will observe ‘National Unemployment Day’ on Thursday, September 17.
In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “Massive unemployment has forced the youth to call today #NationalUnemploymentDay. Employment is dignity. For how long will the Govt deny it?”
September 17 is also Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday and in another tweet before this, Rahul Gandhi extended his wishes to the Prime Minister, who turned 70, on Thursday.
While talking about the unemployment issue, Rahul Gandhi also tagged a Hindi news report on how over 1 crore Indians are seeking jobs while only 1.77 lakh jobs are available across states.
Rahul Gandhi has been leading Congress’s attack on the Modi government over a plethora of issues, including unemployment, handling of the coronavirus crisis, the standoff between India and China and others.