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Rahul slams BJP over 'empty promises', spending only 7% of Smart City funds

He also said job creation should be the focus area of the government as China was "out-competing" India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi

on Sunday hit out at the over its "empty promises" and targeted the Centre as only "seven per cent" of the funds meant for its was used so far.

He also said job creation should be the focus area of the as was "out-competing"

"Dear Modi bhakts, Out of 9,860 crores for the Smart Cities only 7% has been used. is out competing us while your master gives us empty slogans. Please watch this video and advise him to focus on what matters- job creation for #BJPEmptyPromises (sic)," the said on

Along with the tweet, he also shared a video, showing how was fast moving forward as far as technological advancements and job creation were concerned.

has been targeting the BJP-led central and Prime Minister Modi over the issues of job creation and lack of employment opportunities for the youth.

First Published: Mon, January 01 2018. 09:08 IST
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