PM Modi replied to the debate on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha on Monday. (Photo: Parliament TV/ScreenGrab)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on Congress During the reply to the debate on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address in Lok Sabha on Monday.
PM Modi said Congress is stuck in 2014 and accused the party of using Parliament for political gains.
Here’s how PM Modi took on Congress in Lok Sabha today:
‘Congress arrogant despite election defeat’
PM Modi said, ‘Somewhere in 2014, the needle of the opposition got stuck. You must come out of this. People know, know.
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“It is not about the election results, it is about the intention of the Congress party. How many elections you lose, your ego doesn’t go away. Your ecosystem doesn’t let your ego go,” he said.
‘Congress against small farmers’
Hitting out at the Congress for its opposition to the three agricultural laws, PM Modi said, “Those who have ruled the country for so many years and are used to living in palace houses, forget to speak about the welfare of the small farmer. India’s progress, it is important to empower the small farmer. The small farmer will strengthen India’s progress.”
‘Congress crossed all limits during the pandemic’
Speaking on the opposition’s criticism of the government’s handling of the Covid-19 wave, PM Modi said, “The Congress party has crossed all limits in this time of COVID-19. The first wave, when people were told that they Stay where you are, Congress instigated migrants to leave Mumbai. It gave tickets to go from Mumbai to UP and Bihar. You created a ruckus.”
‘Congress will not come to power for 100 years if it behaves like this’
PM Modi said, ‘Some people were waiting that the virus would tarnish Modi’s image. If we are talking about being vocal for the local, are we not fulfilling the dreams of Mahatma Gandhi? Then why was it being ridiculed by the opposition? We talked about Yoga and Fit India but the opposition also made fun of it.”
Targeting Congress, PM Modi said, ‘The way you behave, it seems that you are not coming to power for 100 years.
Taking a veiled jibe at the Congress, PM Modi said, ‘Some people have a slave mentality. Some people have not changed even after 75 years.
PM Modi also said, “We firmly believe in democracy. And, we also believe that criticism is an essential part of democracy. But, blind opposition to everything is never the way forward.”
PM Modi on Rahul Gandhi calling industrialists ‘Covid version’
Congress leader taking a veiled taunt on Rahul GandhiPM Narendra Modi said, “What did he say that industrialists are a form of Covid? At least tell him that he is damaging the reputation of Congress.”
This came as Rahul Gandhi tweeted on February 2, “Institutions, the means of communication between states and people, are being destroyed by the BJP’s idea of India. They have created a divide where the “double A” of the richest monopoly The version is all sectors. Yet in “Gariboon ka Hindustan”, 3 crore youth lost jobs in 2021.