PM Modi to visit Nagaland and Meghalaya on poll campaign tomorrow

Why Modi & Jaitley keep silence on Rs.22000 cr. PNB fraud, asks Rahul

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He was speaking to reporters during a roadshow in poll-bound Meghalaya.

President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at the Bhartiya Janata Party in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills by saying that the arrogance of the later was such that they tried to buy the churches of Meghalaya by offering crores of money but miserably failed.

Addressing a rally in Shillong, Rahul said, "Just because the BJP can buy a few MLAs, including Congress MLA, you cannot buy the church".

Attacking the saffron party in public rallies, Rahul Gandhi said, "This election is very crucial not just for the people of Meghalaya but the nation as a whole, because the entire country is watching where Meghalaya will go".

It may be mentioned that AICC chief Rahul Gandhi is on a two-day visit to the state.

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Bringing up the recent PNB scam India, Rahul Gandhi also claimed that with the Nirav Modi and Vijay Malya scandals, it is clear that the Modi led government could not remove corruption but only actively participating in it. Nirav Modi's 22,000 Crore Loot and Scoot 2.

Gandhi called the Mann Ki Baat programme "a monologue", and added: "I look forward to your sermon". It belongs to the common man which has been stolen by people like Nirav Modi.

The Congress chief has targeted the prime minister over his silence on the multi-crore bank scam, alleging that he has fled the country after protection from the "powers that be".

He charged the BJP of dividing society, communities and religion to further its one agenda dictated from the RSS headquarters in Nagpur. "I don't say this as an election pitch but because BJP really wants to do good to poor people", he asserted.

Among the high-profile candidates of the Congress party are - Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, who is contesting from two seats Ampati and Songsak, his Cabinet colleague Ampareen Lyngdoh and former state Minister Manas Chaudhuri. He chose to play a people's leader, stopping to interact with the excited people on the way, commoners and privilege alike, during his road show at Tura that started from the Dobasipara helipad all the way through the main thoroughfares of town until he reached his hotel in Dakopgre. But the people of the state are intelligent and will not allow them.

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