Rahul Gandhi's blistering attack on Narendra Modi in Latur

Updated: April 15, 2014 12:08 IST

In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi today dubbed the Gujarat model propagated by Narendra Modi as a "toffee model", saying it has benefited only one industrialist in the state, ignoring the interests of the farmers and the poor.

Rahul Gandhi\'s blistering attack on Narendra Modi  in Latur
In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi dubbed the Gujarat model propagated by Mr Modi as a "toffee model", saying it has benefited only one industrialist in the state, ignoring the interests of the farmers and the poor.
Rahul Gandhi\'s blistering attack on Narendra Modi  in Latur
He also said while the BJP talks of empowering women in its election campaign posters, its party activists along with RSS cadres beat up women going to pubs in Mangalore (Karnataka) and the Gujarat chief minister uses his powers and police machinery to tap the phone of a woman.

Taking a dig at BJP's campaign posters on empowering women, Mr Gandhi said that 20,000 women are "missing" in party-ruled Chhattisgarh.
Rahul Gandhi\'s blistering attack on Narendra Modi  in Latur
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was addressing a rally in Latur, Maharashtra.
Rahul Gandhi\'s blistering attack on Narendra Modi  in Latur
"Let me tell you about the Gujarat model. Have you heard of Advani. Advani, Jaswant Singh have been sidelined. Now a new neta (leader) has emerged. He is Narendra Modi," Mr Gandhi said at an election rally here.
Rahul Gandhi\'s blistering attack on Narendra Modi  in Latur
Rahul Gandhi also said a loan of Rs. 10,000 crore was given to build the Nano car. The amount is more than what is spent on health and education in Gujarat.

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