PM Modi can speak at concerts, why not in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi


As the government and Opposition battle it out in the Parliament over the demonetisation issue, Congress vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that if he can speak on TV and pop concerts then why not in the Parliament.

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“He can speak on TV, he can speak in pop concerts, then why not in Parliament?,” Gandhi said speaking to reporters outside the Parliament House.

He was referring to Modi’s video-address at the Global Citizen Festival in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex on 19 November.

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Gandhi’s remarks come as the Opposition continues to disrupt the current session of the Parliament forcing several adjournments over the demonetisation issue, claiming the Centre’s decision has caused hardships to people.

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Modi has however asserted that the public supports the “second cleanliness drive” which has been launched against black money.

(With inputs from PTI)


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