Advertisement

HindustanTimes Fri,31 Oct 2014

Now Vishwas visits Dalit home in Rahul's Amethi

PTI  Amethi, January 13, 2014
First Published: 17:30 IST(13/1/2014) | Last Updated: 01:56 IST(14/1/2014)

As part of his ongoing campaign against Rahul Gandhi in his bastion, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Monday visited a Dalit woman's hut which the Congress leader had visited in January, 2008. Vishwas claimed that the woman’s situation had not changed after the Congress vice-president’s visit.

Advertisement

A day after his party’s rally in Amethi, the Aam Aadmi Party leader visited Sunita's place, visited by Gandhi earlier, and ate a meal there. Vishwas said Sunita's fortunes had not changed despite the Congress leader's visit and she was still living a "miserable" life.

He spoke to Sunita about her problems and directed party workers to ensure that she got a roof above her head. Vishwas said Rs. 55,000 crore was reportedly spent on Amethi's development, but the development was not visible.

"There is no electricity… There is no water in tubewells, no development in villages...people should take its account from Rahul," he said.

The AAP leader on Sunday had a challenging start to his campaign in Gandhi's constituency as protesters waved black flags at him and pelted stones. Taking on Gandhi later at the rally, Vishwas said the "rajkumar" had indulged in "symbolism" by eating at houses of Dalits and had not raised even a single question related to people of Amethi in Parliament in the past 10 years.


Advertisement
more from India

Former AAP minister Somnath Bharti ​​claims this video will prove he's not a molester or racist

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ​party minister Somnath Bharti has submitted footage in the court ​​to back his case regarding his midnight raid this January at the house of a group of African residents living in Khirki Extension, south Delhi. According to Bharti, this video, accessed by HT, shows the “true course of events” which took place on the night of the raid by him and his followers.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved