Pratapgarh: Congress general secretary
Rahul Gandhi alleged hooliganism and casteism reared
their ugly heads and development took a back seat during the
successive non-Congress regimes in the state in the past 22
Only the Congress could ensure development in the state
and for this people`s mindset needed to be changed, he told a
public meeting here.
Asking people to get the maximum work done from him for
development of the state, the Gandhi scion said he was ready
to toil hard for this purpose.
"I am ready to work. You can get the maximum work done
from me for development of the state. I will never backtrack.
I am ready to toil hard. But, you should also realise your
Rahul said during the rule of successive non-Congress
parties in the state, hooliganism and casteism reared their
Lashing out at the BSP and the SP, he said corruption
and scams were rampant during their rule in the state.
Neither SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav nor BSP supremo
Mayawati had visited any village in the past five years but
now these leaders were making tall promises to the people,
"When their parties were in power, only corruption and
scams were witnessed.
"But, now during the election time, their leaders are
making all sorts of promises to voters which is misleading,"
the Congress leader said.
Terming SP`s promise of providing free electricity to
farmers as a mockery, Rahul Gamdhi said "when there are no
power generation units, how can this be possible."
"Without power units, how free electricity to farmers
is possible. The SP`s promise is just a mockery," he said.