New Delhi: Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi has taken advantage of the exam results season in a unique way. The young Congress president who is trying his best to revive more than century-old party on Thursday released the "Agriculture Scorecard" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving him Grade F.
Tagging the detailed scorecard of PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi in a Twitter post listed the former’s contribution to farm loan waiver, crop insurance scheme and minimum support price for Karnataka farmers.
Justifying Grade F he has given to PM Modi, Rahul wrote, the union government has zero contribution to Congress government in Karnataka farm loan waiver amounting to 8,500 crore rupees.
Rahul also said there is no Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Karnataka farmers defining the Prime Minister’s crop insurance scheme as “Farmers suffer and private insurance companies make huge profits”.
Mr Modi’s Report Card— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 3, 2018
1. Contribution to Cong State Govts 8,500 Cr Farm Loan waiver = 0 Rs
2. PM’s crop insurance scheme: Farmers suffer; pvt insurance companies make huge profits.
3. No MSP+50%, for Karnataka farmers.
Grade = F pic.twitter.com/SLJBE4cXWC
Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter post comes a day after PM Modi accused the Congress of ignoring Karnataka’s agriculture sector. “They have been insensitive towards the aspirations of the farmers. The farmers of Karnataka deserve better,” he had tweeted on Wednesday.
“Farmers in Karnataka needs a government which is sensitive to their issues”, the Prime Minister said.
PM Modi and Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi both are campaigning in Karnataka for the state elections scheduled to be held on May 12. They are scheduled to address a number of rallies today in the state. While Modi will address rallies in Bengaluru, Kalaburagi and Bellary, Rahul Gandhi will be in Aurad, Bhalki, Humnabad and Bidar.
The ruling Congress, BJP and Janata Dal (S) have fielded their candidates in the all-important state elections results of which will have a far reaching impact on the national politics. While the polling for the single phase election will be held on May 12, counting of votes will be done on May 15. Result of the Karnataka elections will be declared on the same day.
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