Rahul Gandhi doing politics of distress over migrants subject: BJP

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New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of doing “politics of misery” over the problem of migrants, claiming that his celebration 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 celebration launched a documentary movie on Rahul Gandhi’s interplay with a gaggle of migrant labourers final week.

“Gandhi family did nothing to do help migrants in states where they are in power. Migrant workers from UPA-ruled Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Maharashtra were not allowed even to return to their native villages,” BJP spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao mentioned.

Rahul Gandhi has been “indulging in camera politics”. He is visiting and talking to migrants in non-Congress dominated state not with the intention of giving them reduction however to take pleasure in politics of distress, he added.

The Rajya Sabha MP mentioned Gandhi would have heard the woes of migrants in Rajasthan had he ventured there.

“Alas, Rahul is only interested in politics and not helping migrants. With the entire Gandhi family indulging in politics over migrants, the Congress party is seen by the public as a party fishing in troubled waters and not as a responsible party joining the national effort in mitigating distress of migrants,” Rao mentioned.

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 a whole lot of kilometres to their properties amid the coronavirus lockdown. At the tip of the documentary, Gandhi says the federal government ought to instantly give Rs 7,500 to the 13 crore needy households by direct money switch.