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Rahul Gandhi in Kurnool: 'All promises made by government broken by PM Modi'

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 September 2018, 12:16 AM
Rahul Gandhi in Kurnool: All promises made by government broken by PM Modi (Twitter)
Rahul Gandhi in Kurnool: All promises made by government broken by PM Modi (Twitter)

All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi is set to visit Kurnool of Andhra Pradesh today (September 18) to participate in several programmes and also to address a public meeting. Rahul Gandhi is expected to take up farmer’s issue and special status to Andhra Pradesh, while the Rafale deal and unemployment are the other issues that the Congress chief is likely to address. Telegu Desam Party (TDP) MP Jayadev Galla had mentioned these topics during the no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

The Congress president will also visit the former Chief Minister Damodaram Sanjivayya at Pedapadu village, said Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) in a statement on Sunday.

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Rahul Gandhi will also interact with students in Byreddy convention centre and pay tributes to former CM K Vijay Bhaskar Reddy at Kisan Ghat apart from an interaction session with the farmers. 

APCC Spokesperson Kolanukonda Shivaji had earlier appealed to the people to make the meeting a huge success. 

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Rahul Gandhi’s expected schedule for the day:

  1. To visit the house of former CM Shri Damodaram Sanjivayya in Peddapadu village of Kurnool at 12:15 pm.To interact with students of BY Reddy Convention Centre of Kurnool district at at 1:00 pm.
  2. To pay tributes to former CM Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy at Kisan Ghat of Kurnool at 02:45 pm.
  3. To pay a visit to the house of former CM Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara reddy at 03:00 pm.
  4. To pay tributes at the statue of Late Sh. Jagjivan Ram at STBC College Ground of Kurnool at 03:45 pm.
  5. To attend a public meeting at STBC College Ground of Kurnool at 04:00 pm.

Rahul Gandhi in Kurnool highlights: 

#5 :20 pm: We want an India where all of us stand together and face the challenges together. Congress party is the spirit of India: Rahul Gandhi

# 5: 10 pm: Under UPA deal, Rafale deal was given to HAL, which is making military aircraft for 70 years. PM Modi personally changed this contract and gives the contract to his friend Anil Ambani: Congress President

# 5: 06 pm : If PM is the 'Chowkidar', then he would've removed the Finance Minister, but he himself is corrupt: Congress President

# 5: 05 pm : There is only one possibility. That is, Vijay Mallya was allowed to escape in exchange for something. A deal was made between Mallya and the  Finance Minister arunjaitley. PM is silent about this: Congress President

# 5: 05 pm : If a thief tells a police constable that he has stolen and if the constable doesn't throw him in jail, then you put the constable in jail: Congress President 

# 5: 05 pm : PM Modi is a 'Chowkidar' who opens the door at night and lets the thieves into the house: Rahul Gandhi 

# 5: 01 pm : PM of India cannot make a promise to one of India's states and break that promise: Rahul

# 4: 57 pm : Will give Special Status to Andhra Pradesh if Congress party comes to power in 2019, says Congress president.

# 4: 48 pm : I'm not in the habit of making false promises. I will not lie like Narendra Modi, says Rahul Gandhi.

# 4: 40 pm : When PM Modi doesn't give what is AP's right, he disrespects the people and leaders of Andhra Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi

# 4: 35 pm: And the fact of the matter is, this is not empty words, this is a commitment from Government of India to people of Andhra Pradesh. All promises made by the government were broken by PM Modi: Rahul Gandhi 

# 4:33 pm: Several things were promised to you under the Special Status. National status for Polavaram project, iron industry in Kadapa, metro rails and highways for the capital, 12 National education institutions: Rahul Gandhi

# 4:30 pm: PM Modi has not taken any step towards his commitment of Special Status for Andhra Pradesh for 10 years.

# 02:35 pm: Rahul Gandhi tweets! 

# 02:10 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi interacts with students in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

# 01:25 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi meets and interacts with residents of Peddapadu Village.

# 12:54 pm : Congress President Rahul Gandhi visits Peddapadu Village to pay his respects to Former CM Late Damodaram Sanjivayya

# 12:40 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrives in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh to interact with students and party workers

First Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:25 PM
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