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BJP compares Rahul to Mussolini, says he has myopic understanding of issues


Press Trust of India New Delhi
After Rahul Gandhi threw the "fuhrer" barb at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP likened the Congress president to Mussolini, saying he has a myopic understanding of issues like the Italian dictator.
The BJP retort came after Gandhi attacked Modi over employment generation, saying he had promised two crore jobs, but five years later a "leaked job creation report card" had revealed a "national disaster"

The BJP tweeted that Gandhi had inherited Mussolini's short-sightedness.
"It's clear that he has inherited Mussolini's short-sightedness and has myopic understanding of issues. EPFO's real data shows sharp increase in jobs, created in just the last 15 months. Only a man who hasn't ever held a proper job and is totally jobless can peddle such #FakeNews!" it said.
Earlier in his tweet, Gandhi also asserted that it was time for the prime minister to go.
"NoMo Jobs! The Fuhrer promised us 2 Cr jobs a year. 5 years later, his leaked job creation report card reveals a National Disaster. Unemployment is at its highest in 45 yrs. 6.5 Cr youth are jobless in 2017-18 alone. Time for NoMo2Go," he tweeted with the hashtag 'HowsTheJobs'.
Gandhi tagged a news article which cited a report by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO).
According to the report, the unemployment rate in the country is at the highest in 45 years.

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First Published: Jan 31 2019 | 5:30 PM IST

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