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UP elections 2017: India elected its Donald Trump in 2014, says Rahul Gandhi

Addressing an election rally at Government Polytechnic Ground at Khurja town Wednesday afternoon, he also raked up the demonetisation issue.

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Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the US recently got Donald Trump in the seat but India had a ‘Trump’ in the form of Modi two-and-a-half years ago. Addressing an election rally at Government Polytechnic Ground at Khurja town Wednesday afternoon, he also raked up the demonetisation issue, saying all sections of people of the society suffered losses due to the Centre’s move.

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“The United States of America had recently elected Donald Trump to the seat but India had a Trump in the form of Modi two-and-a-half years earlier,” he said.

Claiming that farmers were unable to buy fertilisers, seeds for potato sowing due to demonetisation, he said many people died in the long queues to get their currency notes exchanged “but the government at the Centre never bothered to make any ex-gratia payment to the sufferer.”

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The Congress leader said that to encourage artisan and small manufacturers of the items made in any town of India should have the name of that town.

 

Elaborating, he said, ceramic items made by Khurja potteries should carry the mark ‘Made in Khurja’ instead of ‘Made in India.

First published on: 09-02-2017 at 01:03:55 pm
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