We threw out trash, Modi took it into BJP: Rahul on tainted leaders

HARIDWAR: Hitting back at BJP on the issue of corruption, Rahul Gandhi today asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave tickets to tainted leaders thrown out of Congress and took the “trash” into his party.

The Congress leader, who held a 75-km roadshow here ahead of February 15 polls in Uttarkhand, said Modi had no right to talk about corruption as “tainted” former Congress leaders now adorned BJP’s ranks.

“Modiji has no right to talk about corruption. All scam tainted leaders who were earlier with us are now with BJP,” Rahul said at a public meeting in Puhana after starting his roadshow from Bhagwanpur in Haridwar district which has the maximum number of eleven assembly constituencies.

“I had told (Chief Minister Harish) Rawatji that make sure you do not allow corruption. You should put pressure on those indulging in corruption. (AGENCIES)