BJP has looted Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi


SINDHANOOR (Karnataka): In a major offensive against the ruling BJP in Karnataka, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused the party of “looting” the state and claimed it would lose the May 5 assembly polls.  Launching the Congress’ campaign in northern Karnataka, he said BJP broke electoral promises and “the only thing they remembered was how to loot public money in the state. They have done it. They are past masters in this”.  Seeking to strike a chord with the public, he tried to make it interactive posing questions on the poll promises made by the BJP and whether they have been fulfilled to which the crowd responded with a vociferous ‘no’.  The BJP government had hurt the people and “betrayed” the faith reposed by them, Gandhi told the gathering before whom he apologized for making people wait in the scorching sun. He was about one-and-a-half hours behind schedule.  “… BJP will lose here. We can hear it in Delhi…”, Gandhi said, as he commenced his party’s poll campaign with a brief speech losing no time in taking on the ruling BJP for “doing nothing but looting the state”….

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