Congress attacked BJP over its chief Kailash Vijayvargiya’s assertion that he would favor to rent Agniveer’s as safety guards on the BJP workplace. Congress MP Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “The youth enter the Military to guard the nation and to not guard the BJP workplace as chowkidaars.”
Whereas emphasising on the necessity for peaceable protests, the Congress attacked the federal government for imposing such a scheme and never addressing the issue of unemployment in India. Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra urged the youth to recognise “faux nationalists” and be certain that a brand new authorities is shaped within the nation which reveals “actual patriotism”. She mentioned Agnipath scheme could be harmful for the youth and the Military. A number of high Congress leaders, together with All India Congress Committee normal secretary (organisation) Okay C Venugopal, get together’s chief in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Harish Rawat, Communications division head Jairam Ramesh, Salman Khurshid, Sachin Pilot, Deepender Hooda and Ajay Maken, participated within the Satyagraha held at Jantar Mantar.
Congress leaders and supporters criticised the BJP-led Central authorities and mentioned the Agnipath scheme shouldn’t be useful for the nation’s youth and also will jeopardise nationwide safety. “There is no such thing as a greater patriot than you. I need to let you know, open your eyes and recognise the faux nationalists and faux patriots. Your complete nation and the Congress are with you in your wrestle,” Priyanka Gandhi mentioned in her remarks aimed on the youths protesting the Agnipath scheme. In her tackle, the Congress normal secretary additionally recited just a few traces from Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s Hindi poem Agnipath to induce the youth to persevere and preserve struggling peacefully.
The Congress is predicted to accentuate its agitation on Monday towards Agnipath and the alleged misuse of central investigative companies by the Centre towards Opposition leaders. Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will seem earlier than ED on Monday in a cash laundering case linked to Nationwide Herald. QA delegation of Congress leaders may even meet President Ram Nath Kovind to boost the problem of “politics of vendetta” with him.