Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra dispatched a scorching assault against the BJP in PM Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi, saying only the ruling party leaders and their “billionaire friends” are protected in the country. This rally was organised days after eight people, including four farmers, was killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra has been arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri case where.
Priyanka while addressing the rally, stated that when she interacts with people, they tell her that there are no jobs and income. Farmers, Dalits and women are feeling harassed, she claimed. The Congress leader alleged that people may belong to any caste and religion, they are not safe.
“In this country, the prime minister, his council of ministers, people from his party and their billionaire friends are safe. Understand this properly. The country is getting damaged,” the Congress leader said.
Pradeep Mathur, senior UP Congress leader stated that the party workers from various different backgrounds greeted with a warm welcome to the party general secretary. Ashok Singh, the state Congress representative in regard to Sunday’s event, said that the party has dispatched itself forcefully for the impending 2022 UP Assembly elections “The Congress under the leadership of Priyankaji will comprehensively defeat the demon power, which has unleashed itself in various parts of the state,” Said Singh.
Priyanka visited the Kashi Vishwanath and Kushmanda temples, prior to the meeting. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel also offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple. Prayers of different religions were recited during the rally.