Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched yet another attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the issues of corruption and alleged that he and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh are “corrupt”.
“Chhattisgarh is a prosperous state, but the BJP government steals from the people and helps 15-20 of its rich industrialist friends. Your natural resources are distributed among the rich. Chhattisgarh is the poorest state in India,” he said addressing a public meeting in Kondagaon as campaigning ended in 18 seats in the first phase of the Assembly polls in the state to be held on Monday.
Attacking Raman Singh, Mr Gandhi said the “Chief Minister here is corrupt.”
“Prime Minister says he fights corruption. But when it comes to Chhattisgarh, he doesn’t say that the Chief Minister (Raman Singh) is corrupt.”
The Congress leader alleged that no action was taken in the Rs 5,000 crore chit fund scam case “as the