Politics of polarisation needs to be eradicated from India: Rahul targets Centre

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Gujarat as part of his election campaign

The Congress leader said 30,000 youth were entering the job market everyday in India but only 450 jobs were being created.

Rahul's comments had drawn a lot of ire with many accusing him of portraying India in poor light in front of a global audience.

To justify his comments, Rahul took the names of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the son of Mulayam Singh Yadav and Abhishek Bachchan, who is also an actor like his father Amitabh Bachchan. "If you [India], as a modern country, are unable to give them jobs, then it's hard to give them a vision", he said.

Once Rahul will be back to India, we have to wait and watch to see if all the efforts that went into designing Rahul's trip to the United States (including what he spoke) would prove beneficial for the Congress as well as its leader or not.

Meanwhile, BJP's National General Secretary, Ramlal while replying to a question over ceasefire on LoC said that the BJP government will take every step to ensure the safety and security of people and border.

"There is anger building up in India", he said. Because of his regular goof-ups and lack of interest in politics, Rahul is always seen as a "reluctant politician" forced to be a part of the political class by his mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the party itself.

Asked about the Congress's Policy Planning group's visit to Kashmir, Deputy Chief Minister said that as far as the democracy of the country is concerned, everybody has right to meet people.

The Congress Vice President said at present the discussion revolves around the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers whereas it should be about providing jobs to millions.

"Job numbers are nowhere they should be".

Gandhi said small companies should be able to turn into big companies for jobs to pick up but that was not happening.

"The problem is not enough small medium businesses are getting access to the finance, physical system or political system".

He also said that law making process is mainly carried out by bureaucrats and the Ministries and Parliament validates the law.

Last week when Rahul addressed students (mostly Indians) at the famous University of California, Berkeley in the US, Twitter exploded immediately with mixed reactions.

He had termed the demonetisation decision of the Modi government a "self-inflicted wound" and said "lynching and attacks on liberals were badly damaging India".



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