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Demonetisation, GST ways to rob poor, small traders by PM Modi, says Rahul

The Congress president said if his party is voted to power, GST will be simplified and 22 lakh government jobs will be given in one year

Press Trust of India  |  Jalore 

Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi during an election rally ahead of the Lok Sabha polls | PTI

president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister of doing "injustice" to the people of the country in the last five years, saying the 'acche din ayenge' slogan has now been replaced by 'chowkidar chor hai'.

Gandhi was addressing an election rally at Jalore in Rajasthan.

"Demonetisation and GST were ways to rob poor, labourers, small traders, the Congress' NYAY scheme will benefit them," he said.

"Five years ago there was a slogan 'acche din ayenge'. Now people say 'chowkidaar chor hai' everywhere in the country," Gandhi said while addressing the rally here.

The president said if his party is voted to power, GST will be simplified, 22 lakh government jobs will be given in one year and no permission will be required for three years for start-ups.

"Not a single farmer of the country will be jailed for not paying off bank loans if the voted to power," he said.

First Published: Thu, April 25 2019. 13:15 IST
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