Congress president Rahul Gandhi made his statement on Sam Pitroda’s remark of 1984 Sikh riots saying that Sam Pitroda should be ashamed of making such statements as the guilty in the case should and will be punished.
While addressing an Election rally in Fatehgarh ahead of the seventh and last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said, “whatever he(Sam Pitroda) said about 1984 riots was wrong. He should apologize to the people for this. He should be ashamed of these remarks.”
While addressing, Rahul Gandhi said that this election is a battle between the ideologies between false promises and realistic comments. He added that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have cheated on the people of India false promises and propaganda whereas Congress has remained true to its promises.
Targeting Narendra Modi government Rahul Gandhi said that Narendra Modi has written the people by benefiting money from demonetization and GST and transferring over 30000 crores to Anil Ambani benefiting from the Rafale jet.
He added that the people of India will not forgive Narendra Modi for his silence over the unemployment and The attacks on the minorities and Dalits
Proposing the NYAY scheme Rahul Gandhi said that it will not only distribute rupees 72,000 to 5 crore families for the next 5 years of the government but will also help in the development of employment and improve the business of small stakeholders. He added that NYAY will completely wipe out poverty from the country.
Recently the Indian overseas leader Sam Pitroda made remarks on 1984 anti-Sikh riots in which he said “whatever happened, happened. So what?”
The statement provoked the opposition and they demand an apology from Sam Pitroda for his remarks.
The voting for all Parliamentary constituencies in Punjab will take place in seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 19. The results will be announced on May 23.