Jaunpur: Training his guns on the
BSP and the Samajwadi Party, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
on Sunday said corruption and scams were rampant during their
For the past five years, neither BSP supremo Mayawati
nor SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had visited any village but
now during the election time, they were making tall promises,
"When they were in power only corruption and scams were
witnessed. The promises made by them at the election time are
misleading," he told an election meeting here.
Wooing voters especially the youngsters, the Congress
general secretary said "the state will witness a change due to
the youth power."
Rahul said he had got a pacakage of Rs 8,000 crore for
the Bundeklhand region but the tractors meant for farmers were
taken away by the elephant (BSP`s poll symbol) in Lucknow.
In an apprent reference to Babu Singh Kushwaha, he
said by taking the "corrupt BSP minister, the BJP vows to
Referring to backwardness and unemployment in Uttar
Pradesh, Rahul said its people go to other states due to
dearth of employment opportunities here.
"I will continue to fight for the cause of poor farmers
and labourers till their migration ceases," he said.
The Gandhi scion reiterated his promise of changing
the state in five years time if his party was voted to power