New Delhi, Dec 18: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he would not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep till he waives off farmers loans.
“This press conference is about the farmers of the country and that Mr.Modi refuses to waive off even 1 rupee of loan”, he told media in the national capital.
“We will not let PM Modi sleep till he waives of loans of farmers, all opposition parties will unitedly demand this. Till now PM has not waived off a single rupee of farmers”, Gandhi stated.
Yesterday, within hours of being sworn-in as Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Bhupesh Baghel and Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister announced to waive off farm loans fulfiling the Congress Party’s pre-poll promise.
The farm loan waiver was a prime promise of the Congress during the recently held Assembly election campaign.
Attacking the BJP led Central Government over a host of issues, the Congress Chief said “JPC, Rafale, farm loan waivers, demonetization, typo errors will soon emerge in everything. People have been lied to, farmers and small traders are being looted. Demonetization is the biggest scam in the world”.
On Sajjan Kumar convicted in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Gandhi stated: ” I have made my position on the riots very clear, and I have said this before”.