New Delhi, April 9: Just two days before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Indian National Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) manifesto and called it a "voice of an isolated man", besides being “short-sighted” and “arrogant.” The BJP released its poll manifesto on Monday for the upcoming general elections. National Security and Foreign Policy: Congress vs BJP Manifesto.
“The Congress manifesto was created through discussion. The voice of over a million Indian people it is wise and powerful. The BJP Manifesto was created in a closed room. The voice of an isolated man, it is short-sighted and arrogant,” Gandhi said in a tweet.
Tweet by Rahul Gandhi:
The Congress manifesto was created through discussion. The voice of over a million Indian people it is wise and powerful.
The BJP Manifesto was created in a closed room. The voice of an isolated man, it is short sighted and arrogant.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 9, 2019
The BJP manifesto promises to implement NRC (National Register of Citizens) in different parts of the country, construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, scrapping Articles 370 and 35A among others. BJP Manifesto For 2019 Lok Sabha Elections Full Text: From Construction of Ram Temple to Uniform Civil Code, Here's A List of Promises.
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The Congress party has dubbed the ruling party's manifesto a “Jhansa Patra (deception document)” and "bubble of lies" on Monday and said it would have been better if the BJP had issued a “maafinama” instead. Opposition Calls It 'Jumla Manifesto."
On Monday, Comparing the cover pages of Congress and BJP manifesto, senior INC leader Ahmed Patel said, "On one hand is the public on the cover of Congress manifesto, while the BJP document has only Modi's picture depicting 'me and only me'. I feel this BJP manifesto is 'lies versus justice'. I feel it is lies and only lies." "It would have been better, if they issued an apology letter, as in the last five years they had nothing to show," Patel said.