Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to go the universities and speak with the students on the state of the depreciating economy.
Speaking to media after the Congress-led opposition meeting on the Citizenship Amendment Act in New Delhi today, Gandhi said the government is “dividing nation” to divert attention from the failing economy.
“Narendra Modi should stand up and have the courage to speak to the youngsters of these universities on why the economy has become a disaster, why has it become a basket case and why unemployment in India is at its highest in 50 years.
Rahul Gandhi: Narendra Modi should have courage to tell youngsters why Indian economy has become a disaster…He doesn’t have guts to stand in front of students. I challenge him to go to any university, stand there without police&tell people what he’s going to do for this country pic.twitter.com/lA6TRl70Ie
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He further said: “Instead of addressing the problem of the youth Narendra Modi is trying to distract the nation and divide people. Voice of the youth is legitimate, it should not be suppressed, the government should listen to it.”
Gandhi stated that the Prime Minister is afraid of a dialogue with the students, he is crushing them using the police. “I challenge the prime minister to go to any of the universities, stand over there without his police, without his infrastructure and tell the people what is he going to do with this country,” the Congress leader said.