New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Thursday in Lok Sabha, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of political vendetta over the scrapping of a mega food park project in his constituency of Amethi. He accused the PM of practicing a politics of revenge and not the promised ‘politics of change’.
Raising the issue in the Zero Hour, Mr. Gandhi said he had “liked” Mr. Modi’s promise in Amethi during the poll campaign that he did not believe in the politics of revenge and was there to practice politics of change.
“Politicians offer promises to people and the one made by the Prime Minister is the biggest… What he is doing is politics of revenge,” he said, adding that the Centre had scrapped the project in his family pocket-borough which would have benefited farmers in 10 districts. Congress members protested with cries of ‘shame, shame’.
On the other hand Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured Rahul that he will look into the matter and inform Rahul. He also mentioned that the government believed in a all inclusive politics.