Reacting to Congress’s Manifesto Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the party had become like main protagonist in Ghajini movie.
Modi made the remarks during an interview with the Hindustan Times, “The Congress party has become like the main protagonist in the Ghajini movie. They do not remember the promises they have made in earlier manifestos.” He said.
In Ghajini movie Aamir Khan suffers from short-term memory loss and hence tattoos numbers and names on his body.
Modi while drawing comparison of Congress with Ghajini’s main character said that since [former prime minister Jawaharlal] Nehru’s time, the Congress has claimed poverty eradication is their goal. However, the Congress party has paid lip service to it — Nehru used the slogan, then Indira Gandhi used it, Rajiv Gandhi spoke about it, Sonia Gandhi too said poverty eradication is their goal and now, her son too speaks about poverty eradication. For five generations, the Congress has used this slogan.
“The Congress has, in the past, promised direct income and a high minimum support price to farmers but they forgot it. Then they promised electricity for every household, that too is forgotten. In 2009, they promised broadband connectivity in every village and now in 2019, again they are repeating the same promise. Has the Congress party in the last 72 years even given 71 paise to the poor? The people of India know this very well.” He said.
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