After tweeting about his visit yesterday, Mr Gandhi began his adventurous journey this morning. The Gandhi scion couldn't reach Mandsaur, but as soon as he crossed the Rajasthan-Madhya Pradesh border, he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "waiving loans of the country's rich", but "doing nothing for the poor farmers".
While speaking to reporters, he lashed out at the Centre and the Madhya Pradesh government saying both PM Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan were responsible for the deaths of farmers in Mandsaur.
He said that PM Modi could waive loans worth Rs 1.50 lakh crore of the rich but not of farmers. "He can't provide the right price for their agricultural produce, can't give them bonus, can't give compensation... He can only give them bullets."
The ruling BJP has accused him of exploiting the protests for political gain.
(With inputs from PTI)
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