Raipur, November 10
Launching a scathing assault on Rahul Gandhi, poll-bound Chhattisgarh’s Leader Minister Raman Singh on Saturday alleged the Congress leader was once “kind of an leisure” for folks within the state and his marketing campaign might be damaging to his personal birthday celebration.
Forward of the the most important first section of balloting within the state on Monday, Singh mentioned Gandhi does now not know anything else about Chhattisgarh and his rallies would now not assist the Congress draw any important votes.
Singh’s counter-attack got here an afternoon after the Congress president, all over his election marketing campaign on Friday, accused Singh of indulging in graft and of doing any paintings best after taking “permission from his 10-15 industrialist pals”. “Rahul does now not know anything else about Chhattisgarh. Folks of Chhattisgarh don’t take him significantly. He’s kind of an leisure for them,” Singh mentioned.
Singh, who has been Leader Minister of the tribal-dominated state for a file 15 years of its 18-year historical past, mentioned Gandhi’s presence within the state would now not dent ballot potentialities of the BJP, however would possibly end up damaging to his personal Congress birthday celebration. Whilst there was once no fast remark from the Congress on the newest jibe at its birthday celebration leader, the allegations levelled through more than a few political events have regularly grow to be private amid a emerging election fever within the nation’s political panorama.
Whilst the Congress has been accusing the BJP-led governments of indulging in crony capitalism, Gandhi has introduced a marketing campaign centred round those fees for the 5 poll-bound states, together with Chhattisgarh. The BJP has denied those fees and levelled counter-allegations of corruption and crony-capitalism being issues of previous when the Congress was once in energy. — PTI
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