Shivraj Singh Chouhan makes announcements at Sachin Tendulkar's run rate, says Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: Taking a dig at Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday drew a parallel between his announcements and the runs scored by the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar.

File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. PTI

File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. PTI

Rahul was addressing a public meeting in Bhopal after holding a roadshow to kickstart the Congress' campaign for the Assembly polls slated later this year. "You all have known about Tendulkar. Whenever he played any innings, everybody was assured that he will score at least 50, 60, 70 or 100 runs. Here, in Madhya Pradesh, there is a run machine known as the state chief minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan who makes announcements with the same pace," Rahul said.

He said Chouhan has made 21,000 announcements so far "but nothing happened". He then asked the gathering, "What you have got? Madhya Pradesh ranks first in unemployment, rapes,
malnutrition and crime against women, Rahul alleged.

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Updated Date: Sep 18, 2018 19:01:32 IST

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