Happy birthday to 'suit-boot ki sarkar' : Rahul Gandhi

Published on May 26, 2015 20:41:41 PM

Overviewing at the Narendra Modi government, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that he would like to officially wish 'suit-boot ki sarkar' happy birthday.

Attacking Modi at a rally in Kozhikode he said that people did not like that the Prime Minister of the country wore a suit valued at Rs 10 lakh.

"People felt uncomfortable that the representative of a country where farmers were committed suicide was wearing such an expensive suit," he said, adding, "The PM does not seem to care about the poor. He has been all over the wold but has not gone to a poor person's house."

The Congress VP maintained that it had been a bad year for the farmers of the country.

"It is the job of the government to protect the farmer in difficult times. UPA gave Rs 72,000 crore loan waiver to the farmers. Modi ji promised an increase in the MSP but nothing happened."