Congress has betrayed trust of farmers, women, youth of MP: Scindia

Hitting out at Congress for calling him a “traitor”, BJP leader on Saturday said that the opposition party has betrayed the trust of farmers, women and youth of the state.

“Today, they (Congress) say that is a traitor. My question to them is that they had promised that within 10 days they will waive off the loans of the farmers but why did that not materialise?” Scindia said while addressing a public meeting here.

“It is the party that has betrayed the trust of farmers, they are not just unfaithful but they are traitors,” he added.

Praising the Madhya Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, he said the state government has been giving Rs 25,000 under Kanyadaan Yojana. “They (Congress) said that they will give Rs 51,000. Many marriages happened, a year went by but the money never reached. Those who betray the trust of mothers-daughters, they also are not just unfaithful but traitors,” he said.

The BJP leader cornered the Congress on their promised scheme of unemployment allowance for youth.

“They (Congress) had promised that they will issue the unemployment allowance of Rs 4,000 per month to the youth. But where did that promise vanish?” he questioned.

Scindia here campaigned for BJP leader Tulsi Silawat, who is contesting from the Sanwer constituency in the upcoming state Assembly by polls.

By-elections are due on 28 seats in the state of Madhya Pradesh which fell vacant following the resignations of 24 Congress MLAs and the death of two legislators earlier.

On March, 22 Congress MLAs resigned from the state Assembly paving the way for BJP’s Shivraj Singh Chouhan to take over as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister for the fourth time.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *