Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said his party will not make false promises but deliver on whatever it tells voters, even as he continued to slam Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale fighter deal.
At a public meeting in Bikaner, Gandhi targeted Modi over corruption in the deal signed with France for the fighter aircraft, repeating the charge that Anil Ambani's Reliance group benefited from a related offset contract.
He had levelled similar charges - denied earlier by the government and the Reliance group - in the meetings he addressed Tuesday in the state's Dholpur, Bharatpur and Dausa districts.
He said Congress will not make false promises to the voters.
The party and its leaders will not make promises like depositing Rs 15 lakh in everyone's bank account and providing two crore jobs every year. Our chief minister and leaders will not deliver hollow speeches and tell lies, he said.
Assembly polls will take place in the state on December 7.
Gandhi's rally in Bikaner was meant to influence voters in 24 assembly constituencies spread over the disricts of Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Sriganganagar and Churu.
Farmers and party workers in large number from the districts attended the meeting.
He reiterated the party's claim that the agreement for 36 aircraft was finalised at at higher price compared to what was negotiated by the previous Congress-led government.
Gandhi accused to the BJP government at the Centre of failing to provide relief to debt-ridden farmers while wreaking havoc on the economy with demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
He accused the prime minister of insulting people by belittling what the country had achieved in the last 70 years.
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