Lok Sabha Election 2019

Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP, SAD in Punjab

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the perpetrators of the ‘2015 Bargari sacrilege’ and other cases of desecration in Punjab would not be spared. Hitting out at the Shiromani Akali Dal, Mr. Gandhi said, “All those who have insulted religious scriptures do not deserve any mercy.” Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of insulting Punjab and the rest of India for claiming no development had taken place in 70 years, Mr. Gandhi said, “Where were you when Punjab farmers were driving the Green Revolution?” He was addressing rallies in Punjab’s Faridkot and Ludhiana.

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