The BJP on Saturday accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of doing “politics of distress” over the problem of migrants, claiming that his occasion did nothing to assist them in states the place it’s in energy.
The assault from the BJP on the previous Congress president got here on a day the opposition occasion launched a documentary movie on Rahul Gandhi’s interplay with a gaggle of migrant labourers final week.
“Gandhi household did nothing to do assist migrants in states the place they’re in energy. Migrant staff from UPA-ruled Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Maharashtra weren’t allowed even to return to their native villages,” BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao stated.
Rahul Gandhi has been “indulging in digicam politics”. He’s visiting and chatting with migrants in non-Congress dominated state not with the intention of giving them reduction however to bask in politics of distress, he added.
The Rajya Sabha MP stated Mr Gandhi would have heard the woes of migrants in Rajasthan had he ventured there.
“Alas, Rahul is barely serious about politics and never serving to migrants. With the whole Gandhi household indulging in politics over migrants, the Congress occasion is seen by the general public as a celebration fishing in troubled waters and never as a accountable occasion becoming a member of the nationwide effort in mitigating misery of migrants,” Mr Rao stated.
The Congress has been important of the dealing with of migrants subject by the BJP-led central authorities.
Rahul Gandhi has demanded justice for such staff who’re strolling lots of of kilometres to their properties amid the coronavirus lockdown.
On the finish of the documentary, Mr Gandhi says the federal government ought to instantly give Rs 7,500 to the 13 crore needy households via direct money switch.