Accusing the BJP and RSS of dividing Assam, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday mentioned that his celebration will shield each precept of the Assam Accord and can by no means implement the Citizenship (Modification) Act if voted to energy within the state.
Addressing his first public rally in Assam forward of the meeting elections due in March-April, Mr Gandhi mentioned that the state wants its “personal chief minister” who will take heed to the voice of the individuals and never one who listens solely to Nagpur and Delhi.
“The Assam Accord has introduced peace and it’s the protector of the state. I and my celebration staff will shield every precept of the Accord. There won’t be a single deviation from it,” he mentioned.
Mr Gandhi mentioned unlawful immigration is a matter in Assam and exuded confidence that the individuals of the state have the potential to resolve the difficulty by way of dialogue.
Alleging that BJP and RSS are attempting to divide the state on the difficulty of Assam Accord, he mentioned, “If Assam is split, then Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Union Residence Minister Amit Shah won’t be affected, however the individuals of Assam and the remainder of India might be affected.”
Speaking concerning the controversial CAA, the senior Congress chief mentioned that if his celebration involves energy within the state, the legislation won’t be carried out beneath any circumstance.
All celebration leaders, together with Gandhi, have been seen sporting “Gamocha” (Assamese scarf), the place symbolically the CAA phrase was crossed, giving a message in opposition to the controversial legislation.
Mr Gandhi mentioned Assam wants a chief minister from their “personal individuals” who will take heed to their points and attempt to resolve them.
“Distant management can function a TV however not a CM. The present CM listens to Nagpur and Delhi. If Assam will get a CM like this once more, it won’t profit the individuals. The youths want a CM who will give jobs to them,” he mentioned.
Taking a dig on the prime minister, the Union dwelling minister and “businessmen near them”, Mr Gandhi mentioned, “I’ve devised a brand new slogan for Assam — Hum do, humare do; Assam ke liye humare aur do, aur sab kuch loot lo.”
He alleged that pure assets and PSUs within the state are being “bought off” to 2 main businessmen of the nation.
Mr Gandhi additionally accused the Modi authorities of “looting” public cash throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and waiving enormous quantities of loans of his “two businessmen buddies”.
He mentioned that the Congress authorities beneath the management of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi had introduced peace to Assam by ending the period of violence.