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Modi govt failed to fulfil promises, alleges Forward Bloc

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Forward Bloc today accused the of having failed to fulfil the promises made by before 2014 polls as the country is hit by soaring prices and growing unemployment.

"The BJP-led has failed to fulfil the promises made by Modi during campaigning for the last election," Forward Bloc general secretary Debabrata Biswas said while inaugurating a three-day national workshop of the party here.

Unemployment is increasing, prices of all essential commodities are skyrocketing, public sector units are being privatised and farmers are committing suicide, Biswas said.

The former MP said small traders are suffering due to and introduction of in an unscientific manner.

Claiming that minorities and are being attacked and are deprived of their fundamental rights, he said the image of the nation is at peril during the Modi dispensation.

The is being controlled by RSS, Biswas said adding that attempts are being made to divide the society on religious lines damaging the country's secular tradition.

"Only the ideology of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose can save the great nation from this crisis," said the general secretary of the Forward Bloc founded by Netaji in 1939.

He said that a new movement is needed to save the country and to transform the society.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 22:13 IST