Gandhi told the media and said he would have liked to see the Prime Minister address issues of joblessness, farm distress and the economy.
Poll schedule seemed tailored to suit PM Modi’s campaign, says Rahul Gandhi
“You ask me all the hard questions. You ask me from where money will come for implementing NYAY but when it is the Prime Minister, you ask if he likes mangoes and how he wears his clothes,” he joked.
Narendra Modi, he said, had a great opportunity five years ago to take this country forward. But he squandered it and lost sight of the task he had. “He forgot that he had not been elected to give speeches and tell Indians what he thought,”
Expressing satisfaction over the campaign, the Congress President thanked Congress leaders, workers and his team for running a good campaign. “ I am very proud at the way the Congress fulfilled its role as a party in the opposition,” he asserted before adding that the job of the Congress as a party in the opposition was to raise people’s concerns over unemployment, rural issues and corruption.
“We have done our job. The rest is for the people of this country to decide,” he emphasised.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi fired a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called him the worlds “greatest actor”.
“Ab aap samajh lijiye ke apne duniye ke sabse bade abhineta ko apna Prime Minister bana diya hai, is se accha toh aap Amitabh Bachchan ko hi bana dete, karna toh kisi ne kuch nahi tha aapke liye. (You have elected the world’s greatest actor as Prime Minister. It would be better if you had elected Amitabh Bachchan instead. Anyway, no one would do anything for you,)” she said.