Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Modi will give Air India to Ambani or Adani, Rahul Gandhi in Wardha

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Updated:Oct 23, 2019 5:06:06 pm

Assembly Election 2019, Rahul Gandhi Rally in Maharashtra Highlights: On Monday, the former Congress chief addressed rallies in Haryana and Maharashtra where the BJP is in power for the last five years. Haryana and Maharashtra will go to polls same-day on October 21 and results will be out on October 24.

Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra, Assembly Election 2019Speaking about the days of demonetisation, Gandhi said that not one rich person was seen standing in the queues.

Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019 Updates: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday continued his campaign blitzkreig in poll-bound Maharashtra where elections are due less than a week from now. Addressing a rally in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district, Rahul accused the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state for being pro-rich and even termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the “loudspeaker of Adani and Ambani”. Gandhi said that the government doesn’t care about the jobs for youth or situation of farmers and their families in Vidarbha, but instead talked about rockets landing on Moon and scrapping Article 370.

Speaking about the days of demonetisation, Gandhi said that not one rich person was seen standing in the queues while the poor suffered enormously. Referring to PM Modi’s regular appearances on television and newspapers, the Wayanad MP said that such appearances do not come for free and that a lot of money has been invested to this effect. Rahul Gandhi will address a rally at Arvi in Wardha district later today.

On Monday, the former Congress chief addressed rallies in Haryana and Maharashtra where the BJP is in power for the last five years. Haryana and Maharashtra will go to polls same-day on October 21 and results will be out on October 24. In both states, the Congress is on backfoot due to infighting and absence of leadership that could take on ascending BJP. The saffron party, on the other hand, has consolidated with is base with the help of some decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Rahul Gandhi addressed rallies at Chandivali and Dharavi in Maharashtra and Nuh in Haryana. He launched a scathing attacked on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly bringing down the economy and destroying the industry. He said demonetization and GST brought down the economic growth of India. “I feel sad because there is no employment. The farmers are committing suicide, people are upset because of GST. I was told by the traders of Gujarat that Modi ji has imposed ‘Inspector Raj’ on them,” the former Congress president said.

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    18:12 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    GST has benefitted only big businessment: RahulGandhi in Wardha

    GST has not benefited any common man or small traders. Ambani, Adani and Mallya have gained by it as small industries have been hit by it. GST was to finish small shopkeepers to help big businesspersons like Ambani and Adani.

    17:32 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Modi doesn't want to talk about economy, unemployment: Rahul Gandhi 

    Rahul Gandhi in Wardha: Unemployment, farmer crisis and poor economy are the biggest problems of this country. But Modi ji does not want to talk about these. Industries started shutting down because of GST and the youth working in them became unemployed.

    17:32 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Modi doesn't want to talk about economy, unemployment: Rahul Gandhi in Wardha 

    Rahul Gandhi in Wardha: Unemployment, farmer crisis and poor economy are the biggest problems of this country. But Modi ji does not want to talk about these. Industries started shutting down because of GST and the youth working in them became unemployed.

    16:50 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Modi will handover PSUs to Ambani and Adani, Rahul Gandhi in Wardha

    Rahul Gandi says that the government waived off taxes of big corporates to the tune of Rs 1.25 lakh crore ahead of his visit to the US. Modi waived off Rs 5.5 lakh crore. He adds that the government will not stop here, it will sell government PSUs such as Air India to Ambani and Adani.   

    16:44 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Modi undermined MNREGA, RTI: Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra:  "They (Modi government) changed the MNREGA, Right to Food, Land Acquisition Bill, but the Finance Minister says that GST is the law, it cannot be changed. These laws made for the poor can change, but those who steal money from people's pockets will not change GST."

    15:05 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi on demonetisation

    During demonetisation, did anybody see rich people standing on the line, but those who were poor were there, asks Rahul Gandhi at the rally. urges voters to vote for Congress and NCPat the upcoming assembly elections at the rally.

    15:00 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Face of PM Modi that come on newspaers and TV sets everyday are noit for free, says former Congress president

    'Rahul Gandhi asks whether his face that appears in Television and newspapers everyday, does it come for free. No, a large amount is spent on it',  says Rahul Gandhi at the rally. 

    14:56 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Youngsters will not get a job under Modi govt, says Rahul Gandhi

    Youngsters will not get a job unless the Modi government is removed, says Rahul Gandhi at the rally. Hr further said that its the people who run the country and not Ambanis and Adanis. He had snatched people money and distributed it among riches, says former congress president Rahul Gandhi.

    14:51 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    The government is only for rich: Rahul Gandhi

    The government os only for rich as they only take care of Amabanis, Adanis and others.  It does not bother about farmers and jobs, but PM does not bother about all these things. Narendra Modi loudspeaker of Ambani and Adani at the rally.

    14:48 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Rahul Gandhi begins his speech at Yavatmal rally

    'During Lok Sabha polls, PM Modi promised Rs 6,000 in every bank account. Did anybody got it?', asks Rahul gandhi while starting his speech at his speech at Yavatmal rally The PM speaks everything but real issues, he said.  

    14:44 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    This election not about article 370: Kharge

    Kharge hits out at PM Modi and BJP chief Amit shah, saying they did not say anything for the development of Maharashtra , that why they are talking about article 370 in jammu and Kashmir. Recently, even FM's husband slammed the government's economy move, he added.

    14:42 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Mallukarjun Kharge begins his speech

    After BJP  came to power in both Centre and State, they now deliver speech but do nothing. People are dying and committing suicides especially in Vidarbha.They didn't do anything, said Congress leader Mallukarjun Kharge

    14:38 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Rahul Gandhi at Yavatmal rally

    Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Rahul Gandhi at Yavatmal rally. To deliver his speech soon.

    14:08 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Jaiveer Shergill slams BJP

    Congress leader Jaiveer Shergill has slammed BJP adays ahead of Maharashtra polls. Here's what he said.

    13:50 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Congress on farmer suicide in Maharashtra

    Congress on farmer suicide in Maharashtra: Suicide rates are appalling under the BJP govt in Maharashtra. These numbers are reflective of the neglect shown towards our annadata by this Suit-Boot Sarkar.  

    13:14 (IST)15 Oct 2019
    Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Yavatmal at 2 pm

    Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will be addressing two public rallies in Maharashtra. His first rally is at Wani in Yavatmal district and the second at Arvi in Wardha District. He will begin his rally at 2 pm.

    In Haryana, Rahul Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Modi and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar were working for only 15 people in the country and had taken out money from the pockets of the poor to give away to his rich friends. He also raised Rafale and said that the Indian Air Force people said that the prime minister himself got the fighter aircraft contract changed. "It was an Air Force document, that (said)  it was the prime minister's order. But the media will not show it. It cannot come in the media as they don't want to show the truth, they only want to show lies," he said.
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