Rahul wishes Modi govt a happy birthday, calls it 'no action, maximum oratory'
news Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 05:30
Referring to the Modi government as "suit-boot ki sarkaar" yet again, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took pot shots at the Modi government in his visit to Kerala by calling it "no action, maximum oratory". "While I take this opportunity to wish the Modi government a happy first birthday, my advice to them is if this is the way they carry forward, then the farmers, labourers and the ordinary people will not allow them to celebrate five birthdays," he said in his address to a massive Youth Congress rally. Gandhi also lashed out at the failures of the government, especially on the land acquisition bill, rising prices and on job creation. "The suit boot government is interested in protecting the interests of a few friends of Modi who gave him money for the elections. He wants to take land of the poor farmers and give it to his few friends," he said. "He (Modi) is now interested in taking away the sea from the fishermen community and is now insisting that fishermen should have passports when they go for fishing." Gandhi said Modi claims his one year has been corruption-free. "It was the (Congress-led) UPA government that came out with the Right to Information (RTI) Act and today just look, all the institutions that can reveal about corruption are headless. With inputs from IANS