Rahul Gandhi says PMO responsible for 'destabilising' elected govt in Madhya Pradesh; asks Narendra Modi to 'focus on economy' instead

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of 'destabilising' the elected Congress government in Madhya Pradesh.

Press Trust of India March 11, 2020 13:48:57 IST
Rahul Gandhi says PMO responsible for 'destabilising' elected govt in Madhya Pradesh; asks Narendra Modi to 'focus on economy' instead
  • Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "destabilising" the elected Congress government in Madhya Pradesh

  • Gandhi also said the Prime Minsiter may have 'missed' noticing the 35 percent crash in global oil prices and asked him to pass on the benefit to Indians by slashing petrol prices

  • Congress' prominent youth leader Jyotiraditya Scindia quit the party on Tuesday and appeared set to join the BJP amid a rebellion in Madhya Pradesh by his supporters, pushing the 15-month-old Kamal Nath government to the brink of collapse

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "destabilising" the elected Congress government in Madhya Pradesh.

Gandhi also said the Prime Minister may have "missed" noticing the 35 per cent crash in global oil prices and asked him to pass on the benefit to Indians by slashing petrol prices.

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"Could you please pass on the benefit to Indians by slashing petrol prices to under 60? per litre? Will help boost the stalled economy," the former Congress chief said on Twitter.

Congress' prominent youth leader Jyotiraditya Scindia quit the party on Tuesday and appeared set to join the BJP amid a rebellion in Madhya Pradesh by his supporters, pushing the 15-month-old Kamal Nath government
to the brink of collapse.

On Tuesday morning, as much of India was celebrating Holi, Scindia met senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, following which he called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence.

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