Home News Reports Rahul Gandhi's comeback: Fail speech and inconvenience to Mumbaikars

Rahul Gandhi’s comeback: Fail speech and inconvenience to Mumbaikars

Rahul Gandhi is back in town from Europe, where he had gone for yet another vacation, details of which are unknown to Indian media. As a comeback announcement, Rahul chose to take up some events like speaking at the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and a Padyatra in Mumbai.

Even though he might have tried his best, he failed to make any impression. Firstly, his speech was littered with parts which ranged from the inaccurate to the outright bizarre.

At one point Rahul Gandhi lamented that the BJP, Jaitley and Modi blocked GST in Parliament for 7 years. Surely he knows Modi is in the parliament only now, but we can skip this minor gaffe. Secondly, his claim of 7 years of blockage is all but foolish. Considering that UPA left power in 2014, BJP must have blocked the bill from 2007 onward, for Rahul’s claim to be true. But fact is, the constitutional amendment bill for GST was first introduced by UPA in the parliament only as late as 2011, which was sent to a select committee. So if at all any party could block it in the Parliament, it is after 2011, not 2007. Lastly, Rahul Gandhi also deliberately hid vital information that even in the last one year of UPA, at least 5 Non-BJP states had voiced their opposition to the UPA’s GST bill, and out of these, 3 states were Congress ruled states.

- Advertisement - - Article resumes -

Later Rahul Gandhi commented that the Government was not focussing on farmers. Maybe due to his vacation, Rahul was not aware that just 3 days back, PM Modi had launched an all-encompassing Crop Insurance scheme. A bit of homework would have helped here.

Moving on to the bizarre, Rahul Gandhi said one should now put labels on people, probably forgetting his own labels like “suit-boot ki sarkaar”

And the next bit is beyond explanation, you have to see what he actually said and try to make sense:

After this, he moved on to his padyatra through Mumbai and as expected, it caused a massive traffic problem in Mumbai. A move which was supposed to connect him to people actually earned him large scale hate from the millions of people stuck in jams caused by his event. A few of them vented their frustrations online:

All said and done, Rahul Gandhi has scored another self- goal here. We don’t know where Rahul Gandhi went in Europe and what he did, but he might have had some really good stuff there.

Share This Post With Your Friends & Fans:
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.

Election 2019 Final Tally

Check the final seat tally and other post election coverage

Smriti Irani’s aide in Amethi shot dead, his son says some Congress workers were not happy with BJP’s ‘Vijay Yatra’

Smriti Irani had defeated Rahul Gandhi on his home turf of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh by a margin of 55,120 votes

Left has failed, but the ‘Right’ does not understand Modi as well

With the left looking irrelevant, the right needs to get its act together.

Meerut: Communal tension after a video showing Muslim men beating up shopkeepers goes viral

A viral video where Muslim men are beating up a shopkeeper has triggered communal tensions in Meerut

Rajdeep Sardesai thinks Narendra Modi should thank Masood Azhar, among others, for BJP’s victory

As a long term Congress loyalist media person, Rajdeep Sardesai is yet to come to terms that Modi won a second term with thumping majority

A tribute to OpIndia’s fallen star

On 13th May 2019, Devandhu Rajput succumbed to cancer.

Rahul Gandhi upset that senior Congress leaders didn’t shout ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ enough, lashes out on them for party’s defeat

Amusingly, though Rahul Gandhi had indeed offered to resign, the CWC, that is chaired by himself, had unanimously rejected the resignation and asked him to reconstruct the party
NYT peddles Modi 2.0 as victory of India's most divisive leader

Dear New York Times, India has chosen Modi 2.0, deal with it

When India gives a thumping, unprecedented, overwhelming victory to a man who has made every single Indian feel proud of their nation and heritage, the NYT's heartburn is expected. 

Journalist wants to ‘crowdfund’ a parallel parliament so that Atishi Marlena can become an MP

The 'neutral media' meltdown seems to have reached its peak after AAP's Atishi Marlena came in third in East Delhi Lok Sabha seat
Rana Ayyub uses the 2015 murder of Akhlaq to peddle fear and victimhood for Muslims, ignores Hindus killed for their religion

PM Modi, I am a Charvaka Indian liberal, and this is my wish list

An atheist Indian liberal writes to PM Modi on what he wishes for in the next five years
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories

Latest articles

Connect with us

Share This Post With Your Friends & Fans: