New Delhi: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the federal government over the problems of worth rise, hike in GST charges and depreciating worth of Rupee and alleged that it’s “unparliamentary” on the a part of the prime minister to not reply questions and run away from a dialogue in Parliament.
He additionally alleged that regardless of how a lot the prime minister tries to silence the opposition by declaring many phrases as “unparliamentary”, he should reply on these points.
The senior Congress chief Gandhi was referring to a current booklet introduced by Lok Sabha Secretariat itemizing out sure phrases as unparliamentary to be used in Parliament.
The federal government, nevertheless, has mentioned the observe of itemizing unparliamentary phrases has been performed since 1954.
“The Rupee crossed Rs 80. The gasoline cylinder man is asking for Rs 1,000. There are 1.3 crore unemployed individuals in June. Now GST burden on meals grains too. Nobody can cease us from elevating public points, the federal government should reply,” Gandhi tweeted.
“Working away from dialogue and questions in Parliament is most ‘unparliamentary’, Prime Minister ji,” he mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
In a Fb submit, the Congress chief additionally dubbed the federal government as “extortionist” and mentioned, “Irrespective of how a lot the prime minister tries to silence us by terming many phrases as “unparliamentary”, he should reply”.
The submit titled – “This time, ‘extortion’ authorities?” mentioned any longer, 5 per cent Items and Companies Tax (GST) will likely be charged from the general public on packaged merchandise like milk, curd, butter, rice, pulses, bread.
“The day by day meals gadgets grew to become costly, the cylinder prices Rs 1,053, however the authorities says ‘Sab changa si’ (all is effectively). That means that this inflation is the issue of individuals, not of the federal government,” he mentioned within the submit in Hindi.
Gandhi mentioned when the prime minister was within the opposition, he had made inflation the largest problem, however at the moment he has pushed the general public right into a “deep quagmire of issues, through which persons are getting drowned day by day”.
“The prime minister is silent in your helplessness, is completely happy and continues to talk lies.
“I and the whole Congress social gathering stand with you in opposition to each atrocity being dedicated on you by the federal government. We’ll strongly increase this problem in Parliament,” the previous Congress chief mentioned.
The Congress protested in Parliament and raised the problem in each homes of Parliament, forcing adjournment until lunch.
Congress MPs, together with Rahul Gandhi, earlier staged a protest over these points outdoors Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Parliament advanced, the place some opposition MPs additionally joined them.