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Rahul Gandhi 'unemployed' after Modi Govt. came to power: BJP

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The (BJP) on Thursday hit back at vice-president for cornering the Prime Minister Modi-led over job deficit in the country, and said the latter was staring at a bleak future for himself.

"has become unemployed after our came to power. The youth of this country have received massive employment opportunities under many schemes of our There has been an explosion in employment opportunities," leader GVL Narasimha Rao told ANI. Rahul Gandhi

leader Sambit Patra also slammed Rahul saying that the did nothing for the economic growth and job creation during its regime.

"It's an irony that who is vacationing in tweets from there thinking that people of will take it seriously. Rahul Gandhi is a non serious leader. During the last 10 years they did nothing for the welfare and growth of the economy. Mr. Modi has worked relentlessly for the poor which is quite evident," Patra told ANI.

Taking a jibe at the Centre, Rahul had earlier said the government has only schemes like 'Stand Up India' and 'Sit Down India' but has no jobs for the youth of

"Government has many schemes like Startup India, Stand Up India, Sit Down India, Move Left India, Go Right India, but not employment generation is there," Rahul said at a public meeting in Bengaluru.

He further said Prime Minister Modi has failed to create job opportunities for the youth of the nation.

"Passing mark is 40 out of 100. Modi ji has received zero out of 100 in creating jobs," Rahul said.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 06:42 IST