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Promise of 1.9 mn jobs akin to Rs 15 lakh in bank accounts: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing his first poll rallies in the state, Gandhi said the BJP's election promise of providing 19 lakh jobs is akin to its pledge of depositing Rs 15 lakh in bank accounts of the people

Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the farmers in Sanur on Tuesday.

Press Trust of India Bhagalpur
In a dig at the BJP's election

promise of 19 lakh jobs in Bihar, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that it was similar to that of depositing Rs 15 lakh in the bank accounts of the people.
Addressing an election rally here, Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar broke the backbone of the farmers, and medium and small businesses in the state.
He said that Modi calls himself a nationalist but weakened the country over the last six years.
"Economy is suppressed and farmers oppressed," Gandhi added.

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First Published: Oct 23 2020 | 8:18 PM IST

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