Chennai: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday lashed out at AIADMK high chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami alleging he’s trapped on account of graft and he bowed in entrance of Union Residence Minister Amit Shah as he had indulged in corruption.
Addressing a public assembly right here for the April 6 Meeting polls, Mr Gandhi mentioned when he noticed Prime Minister Narendra Modi ”controlling” the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and making him “contact his ft silently I’m not prepared to just accept it.”
A “chief” in Uttar Pradesh was pressured to bow in entrance of Mr Shah as he was corrupt and this particular person misplaced his freedom on account of graft and Palaniswami too confronted the same scenario, he claimed.
The previous Congress get together chief didn’t specify the identify of the UP chief.
“The tragedy is, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu doesn’t wish to bow in entrance of Amit Shah and no Tamil particular person will wish to try this.”
Nevertheless, Mr Palaniswami is pressured to bow in entrance of Mr Shah due to the “corruption he has performed,” Mr Gandhi alleged.
“Satirically, due to the cash he has stolen from the folks of Tamil Nadu, he’s now trapped,” the Congress MP alleged.
The Congress chief mentioned he was angered to ”see” that Mr Palaniswami, belonging to the good Tamil civilisation, touched the ft of PM Modi and Mr Shah and bowed in entrance of them.
One has to the touch the ft of Modi and Shah and bow earlier than them, whether or not an individual was within the BJP or in an alliance with that get together, he claimed including the get together doesn’t perceive every other form of relationship.
“We have now a unique thought, for us a relationship that’s not equal is a ineffective relationship.”
Mr Gandhi, like in his earlier ballot marketing campaign conferences in Tamil Nadu, reiterated that his get together stood for mutual respect, love and affection and handled the Tamil folks like brothers and sisters.
Whereas the BJP needed everybody within the nation to ”bow” earlier than Modi and Shah duo, the Congress get together believed within the ethos of brotherhood and equality, he mentioned.
He was for a relationship with the Tamil folks that’s equal, and respectful and in addition needed the state to be run from Tamil Nadu and never Delhi, an indirect allegation that the BJP-led Centre known as the pictures within the state and never the AIADMK authorities.
“There’s a full scale assault on the concept of Tamil Nadu. Do not underestimate this assualt. This assault has large sum of money behind it. It’s an assault on the concept of India and Tamil Nadu and it’s conceptualised by the RSS and Narendra Modi. They need a TN that bows in entrance of them.”
Nevertheless, they have no idea perceive that Tamils haven’t bowed in entrance of anybody of their historical past however had at all times reciprocated ”twice” love and affection showered on them.
Tamil Nadu is a part of the very basis of India, he mentioned and in addition expressed his need to be taught Tamil.
Whereas earlier polls had been contests between political events of Tamil Nadu, the AIADMK and DMK, the current one was between the AIADMK, RSS, PM Modi, Mr Shah (BJP) on the one aspect and the Tamil folks on the opposite aspect, he alleged.
The AIADMK-BJP entrance can be ”decimated” in Tamil Nadu within the ballot battle and the DMK, its chief MK Stalin and his party-led Secular Progressive Alliance is the instrument that will steer the rout of AIADMK and its allies, he mentioned.
Mr Stalin would turn into the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, he exuded confidence. “It will be a authorities that won’t be managed by Delhi.”
The ”assault” on Tamil Nadu shall, nonetheless, not finish with Mr Stalin turning into the Chief Minister, he mentioned, including it shall occur solely when the get together was faraway from energy in Delhi.
Central to the concept of India is respect for all its languages, all folks, all its traditions, he restated as in his earlier conferences.
He reiterated that democracy, Structure and all impartial establishments had been below the assault and picked the three farm legal guidelines, demonetisation and the Items and Providers Tax to focus on the Central authorities.