INDIA bloc will double the quantity of free ration: Kharge

Lucknow: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday announced that if the INDIA bloc is voted to power it will increase the ration quota for the poor from 5 kilograms to 10 kilograms.

“It was the Congress that brought in the Food Security Act and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now taking the credit for it. INDIA bloc government will double the amount of free ration for the poor,” he said while addressing a joint press conference with Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav here on Wednesday.

He further said that the INDIA bloc would implement the Panch Nyay and guarantees mentioned in the manifesto and the state would be free to add on anything they want for their areas.

The Congress President said that while the INDIA bloc is with the poor and weaker sections of society, the BJP-led NDA is with the rich.

He said that the ongoing elections are important because it is a fight between ideologies and to save the future of the country and the constitution.

He further alleged that opposition leaders are being stopped from filing nomination papers and election agents are being threatened.

“For an election to be free and fair, a level playing field must be ensured,” he added.

Addressing the media, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav said that the BJP is getting embroiled in its negativity.

“They are not asking for votes on the work they have done in the last ten years. It is a new language that they are using. People want change and farmers have not forgotten the atrocities,” he said.

Replying to a question, he said that it was the BJP that is communalising the campaign by talking about mutton, machhli, and mangalsutra.

He appealed to the people of Bahujan Samaj not to waste their vote and support the INDIA bloc candidates.

IANS

Rahul Gandhi calls for ‘aggressive’ approach to solving Punjab’s drug menace

Ludhiana: Calling for an ‘aggressive’ approach to solving the drug problem in Punjab, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the 2024 Lok Sabha polls “are for saving the Constitution...

Fresh allegation claims Kerala CM’s daughter holds bank account in Middle East

Kochi: Even as the Kerala High Court is set to hear a case against Exalogic, the IT firm of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s daughter Veena Vijayan, a fresh allegation...

BJP tried to topple ‘honest government’ in Himachal, says Priyanka Gandhi

Kullu/Mandi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday said the BJP has tried to topple the “honest government in Himachal Pradesh elected by honest people by buying MLAs as part...

Cong distances itself from Aiyar’s ‘alleged attack’ quip, affirms 1962 Chinese incursion was ‘real’

New Delhi: The Congress has once again disassociated itself from the controversial statements made by veteran party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, in which he said that the Chinese "allegedly invaded"...

Sex videos case: SIT, FSL sleuths search fugitive JD(S) MP Prajwal Revanna’s residence

Bengaluru: The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) sleuths and the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the sex videos case, conducted an extensive search at the residence of prime accused, JD(S) MP...

Post poll campaign, PM Modi to meditate at Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanyakumari

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit Kanyakumari for meditation, soon after the conclusion of the high-octane poll campaign. He is likely to spend at least...

ECI removes Sandeshkhali SDPO three days before LS polls

Kolkata: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday ordered the immediate removal of the sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) at Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district, Aminul Islam, just three...

Taj Mahal alone is not Bharat, there are multiple tourism destinations to explore: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, is not the only tourism destination in the country,...

Big fish facing the law today because of govt’s zero-tolerance policy against corruption: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an exclusive conversation with IANS on Monday, spoke on a wide spectrum of issues ranging from the endorsement of Rahul Gandhi and Arvind...

Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple priest backs PM Modi’s divine assertion

Thiruvananthapuram: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that he's not merely a biological entity but divinely sent stirs a significant public discourse, the priest of the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple...

Why Dalits, with 32 pc population, fail in Punjab power politics

Chandigarh: Does the Dalit (scheduled caste) vote bank in Punjab, being the home turf of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) founder Kanshi Ram and having a Dalit population of 32 per...

Tejashwi Yadav slams PM Modi for ‘Mujra’ remarks

Patna: Bihar Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his ‘Mujra’ remarks, saying the PM should use dignified language against the opposition...

Read Previous

Jyotiraditya Scindia’s mother Madhavi Raje Scindia dies at Delhi AIIMS

Read Next

CAA comes to fruition: Home Ministry hands over first citizenship certificates to 14 individuals

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com