Written by By Trideep Lahkar
The BJP “fears” the Gandhi- Nehru household probably the most in Indian politics, feels Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, who additionally insisted that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is the “only choice” for the social gathering”s nationwide president submit.
Baghel stated the saffron social gathering can be very afraid of Gandhi as he continuously raises pertinent points affecting the individuals.
“If BJP fears someone or something the most, it is the Gandhi-Nehru family. When Indira Gandhi came to power, then the same Jan Sangh people used to call her “gungi gudiya” (dumb doll). They made enjoyable of her utilizing that phrase.
“But, Indira Gandhi proved that she was an iron lady through her work. When she got a chance, she divided Pakistan and created Bangladesh. The world has not seen anything like what she did,” Baghel informed PTI in an interview.
The Chhattisgarh CM, an in depth confidante of Rahul Gandhi, stated the Lok Sabha MP is the one pan-India chief combating towards the BJP and RSS throughout the nation.
“Why is the BJP so scared of Rahul Gandhi? He is just an MP. Because, Rahul is down to earth. He listens to the voice of common people and raises their issues,” Baghel stated.
Gandhi speaks about each phase – youths, the unemployed, ladies, farmers, adivasis and scheduled tribes – he added.
“That is why BJP is scared of him… becasue he speaks the truth. Rahul lives in the heart of people and that pinches BJP”s coronary heart,” Baghel stated.
Baghel stated Rahul Gandhi is the one alternative for Congress nationwide president, the election for which is able to happen by June after the completion of meeting polls in 5 states.
Asked concerning the motive behind such confidence within the Congress chief regardless of a dismal efficiency by the social gathering within the 2019 Lok Sabha polls underneath his management, the CM stated, “That is why he resigned. He had the moral courage to accept that.” The 2019 defeat was the worst for the Congress together with that of 2014, however no one raised a finger at management, he stated.
“Rahul Gandhi worked hard throughout the country. BJP got votes on emotional ground due to the Balakot surgical strike. But, the issues raised by him are still valid… He is the only leader at the national level,” Baghel stated.
Talking extra concerning the 2019 common elections, the Chhattisgarh chief minister stated BJP leaders had been leaving the social gathering earlier than the Pulwama incident came about.
“They didn’t search votes for demonetisation or GST.
Instead, they requested for votes underscoring the valour of our military after the surgical strike.
“And, they have still not been able to tell how 300 kg of RDX reached the place that killed our 40 jawans. There is no investigation into that. It is a big question,” Baghel stated.
On whether or not Priyanka Gandhi will probably be given extra accountability on the nationwide stage in days to return, he stated it will likely be determined by the social gathering excessive command, however all will “welcome that”.