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Modi giving away public money to industrialists: Rahul

IANS  |  Agra 

on Monday accused of giving away public money to big industrialists.

Addressing an election rally here, the said: "is stealing public money and giving it to industrialists." He also accused Modi of destroying farmers all across the country.

He also accused Modi of telling a lie to the people in the 2014 election campaign when he promised to give every Indian Rs 15 lakh of black money he had promised to bring back from abroad.

"The promised that Rs 15 lakh will be deposited in everyone's but not one person got a single penny," he said.

The slammed Modi for wasting public money on promoting himself.

"You see Modi's advertisements all the time. Switch on the TV and Modi is there, on radio, road and everywhere, there is Modi," he said in Fatehpur Sikri, and demanded to know where was the BJP getting all this money from.

He said: "We have waived loans of farmers in Madhya Pradesh, and within two days of coming to the power. "I dream to do this for the UP farmers also."

"I have already told the three Chief Ministers that there should be a food processing unit in every state," he said.

Gandhi said that wherever the farmers are growing potatoes, there will be a factory to produce and where they grow tomatoes, a ketchup factory will be established.

"We are preparing a network of in MP, and Once it will be done, farmers will be able to sell their products directly to the factories," he said.

Meanwhile, Congress targeted the

"If you are nationalist, talk about instead of in the elections. Talk about youth, and soldier. If you are nationalist, then respect martyrs," she said.

also raised farmers' issues.

"If you are nationalist, then why you did not meet the who came at your doorstep barefoot," she asked.

She said: "Seeing the BJP's campaign you would think that a lot of work has been done in the past five years. But the reality is different.

"The truth of their work can be seen on the faces of unemployed youths and helpless farmers," she said.

After addressing the election meeting, started his 'Nyay Yatra' from During the campaign, Priyanka Gandhi, Congress and party candidate from shared the stage with



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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 18:34 IST