Centre unleashing ‘atrocities’ on people: Rahul Gandhi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi criticized the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre over hike in rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and LPG cylinder.

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New Delhi, July 19: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a fresh attack on the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre over hike in rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and LPG cylinder, and accused it of unleashing ‘atrocities’ on the common people.

The former Congress president said he and his party stand with the people, and will raise the issues vigorously in the Parliament.

“The daily food items became expensive, and cylinder now costs Rs 1,053, but the government says ‘all is well’. This shows inflation is the problem of the people, not of the government,” he wrote in a tweet in Hindi.

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress MP said. “When Narendra Modi was in Opposition. He had made inflation the biggest issue. But, now the PM is silent on this issue. The PM will have to answer.”

“We stand with the people against every atrocities being committed by the government. We will raise the issue vigorously in the House ,” he said.

(Except for the headline. This story has not been edited by Business Upturn staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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