Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday mentioned he will never implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act if voted to energy within the state. The former Congress chief was addressing his first public rally in Assam forward of the meeting elections due in March-April.
Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and RSS of dividing Assam, Gandhi mentioned his celebration will shield each precept of the Assam Accord. He mentioned that the state wants its “personal chief minister” who will hearken to the voice of the folks and never one who listens solely to Nagpur and Delhi.
“The Assam Accord has introduced peace and it’s the protector of the state. I and my celebration staff will shield every precept of the Accord. There will not be a single deviation from it,” he mentioned in Sivasagar.
Gandhi mentioned unlawful immigration is a matter in Assam and that the folks of the state have the aptitude to resolve the difficulty by means of dialogue. He additional alleged that BJP and RSS are trying to divide the state on the difficulty of Assam Accord.
“If Assam is split, then Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Union Home Minister Amit Shah will not be affected, however the folks of Assam and the remainder of India will be affected.”
The Congress chief mentioned that if his celebration involves energy within the state, the controversial CAA will not be applied underneath any circumstance.
Party leaders, together with Gandhi, have been seen sporting ‘Gamocha’ (Assamese scarf), the place symbolically the CAA phrase was crossed, giving a message in opposition to the controversial legislation.
At the rally, Gandhi mentioned Assam wants a chief minister from their “personal folks” who will hearken to their points and attempt to resolve them.
“Remote management can function a TV however not a CM. The present CM listens to Nagpur and Delhi. If Assam will get a CM like this once more, it will not profit the folks. The youths want a CM who will give jobs to them,” he mentioned.
Attacking the prime minister, the Unione dwelling minister and “businessmen near them”, Gandhi mentioned: “I’ve devised a brand new slogan for Assam — Hum do, humare do; Assam ke liye humare aur do, aur sab kuch loot lo.” Gandhi alleged that pure assets and PSUs within the state are being “bought off” to 2 main businessmen of the nation.
The Congres chief accused the Modi authorities of “looting” public cash through the COVID-19 pandemic and waiving large quantities of loans of his “two businessmen pals”. He mentioned that the Congress authorities underneath the management of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi had introduced peace to Assam by ending the period of violence.
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