Gandhi mentioned the Bharat Jodo Yatra offered a framework to current a brand new means of working and pondering to the individuals
New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mentioned there was an enormous undercurrent towards the BJP throughout the nation and urged the opposition to unite to current an alternate imaginative and prescient to the individuals.
Addressing a press convention right here, Gandhi mentioned the Bharat Jodo Yatra offered a framework to current a brand new means of working and pondering to the individuals.
Gandhi additionally sought mutual respect between opposition leaders and the Congress in taking over the BJP, which has been utterly dominating the nation’s political house.
“If the opposition stands successfully with a imaginative and prescient, it would change into very troublesome for the BJP to win elections. However the opposition has to coordinate successfully and the opposition has to go to the individuals with an alternate imaginative and prescient,” Gandhi mentioned.
Spelling out his imaginative and prescient, Gandhi mentioned India ought to emerge as a “manufacturing nation” as a substitute of a “rent-seeking” nation. It ought to have an schooling coverage that allowed kids to offer wings to their creativeness and look past careers in drugs, engineering, civil companies and regulation, he added.
He additionally spoke a couple of clear overseas coverage, in contrast to a “confused” coverage pursued by the federal government, and larger financial equality.
Gandhi mentioned he was in favour of enormous companies as they’d a central function within the economic system, however the identical shouldn’t be managed by “two-three individuals”.
Rahul Gandhi mentioned he considers the Bharatiya Janata Get together as his “guru” (instructor) because the BJP reveals him a roadmap and teaches him “what ought to by no means be achieved”.
“I would like them (BJP) to assault us aggressively, this may assist Congress social gathering perceive its ideology. I take into account them (BJP) as my Guru, they’re exhibiting me the best way and coaching me on what’s to not be achieved,” he mentioned.
Whereas speaking concerning the Bharat Jodo Yatra which entered New Delhi on December 24 earlier than taking a nine-day break, he mentioned, “After I began this, I simply took it as an atypical yatra from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. Slowly we understood that this yatra has a voice & emotions.”
“The doorways of Bharat Jodo Yatra are open for everybody, we’re not going to cease anybody from becoming a member of us. Akhilesh ji, Mayawati ji and others need “Mohabbat ka Hindustan”,” he mentioned in an open invite to the opposite events of the opposition forward of the 2024 basic elections.
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s mass contacting marketing campaign, Bharat Jodo Yatra, was issued cautionary notes by the Centre amid an increase in COVID-19 circumstances throughout neighbouring nations.
Thus far, the Yatra, which began from Kanyakumari on September 7, has coated components of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra and Haryana.
It’s the longest march on foot by any Indian politician within the historical past of India, the Congress has claimed.
With this yatra, Rahul Gandhi goals to mobilise the social gathering cadre and unite most of the people towards the BJP’s “divisive politics within the nation”.