Saturday, June 19, 2021
Home News Reports Rahul Gandhi promises Union Ministry of Fisheries which Modi Govt already delivered in 2019....

Rahul Gandhi promises Union Ministry of Fisheries which Modi Govt already delivered in 2019. Here is what happened

Following Rahul Gandhi's gaffe, netizens wondered if he makes these goof-ups on his own or whether he has hired a team to help him.

Former Congress president and four-time MP Rahul Gandhi displayed a shocking ignorance about the government of India, when he claimed that the union government does not have a ministry for fisheries.

Rahul Gandhi made this claim on Wednesday while addressing fishermen in Puducherry, where he referred to them as ‘farmers of sea’ and promised a ‘ministry of fisheries’.

He said that he was discussing the farm bills with fishermen folks in Puducherry because he considers as farmers of the sea. He then asked, if ‘farmers of land’ can have a ministry in Delhi, why ‘farmers of sea’ don’t have the same.

If only Rahul Gandhi, who was the President of Congress back then, would have paid attention when Modi government came to power for the second time he would have known that a separate Ministry of Fisheries was carved out in 2019. Presenting the Union Budget 2019-20, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, “fishing and fishermen communities are closely aligned with farming and are crucial to rural India,” and allocated Rs 3,737 crore for the newly carved out Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

Giriraj Singh is currently the Union Minister in charge of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

After the comments of Rahul Gandhi went viral on social media, the departmental minister Giriraj Singh used the opportunity to take a jibe at him. He posted a tweet in Italian, which translates to, “Dear Raul (@RahulGandhi ), There is no separate Ministry of Fisheries in Italy. It comes under the Ministry of Agricultural and Forestry Policies.” The minister also included the link to the website of the said ministry in Italy.

Following Rahul Gandhi’s gaffe, netizens wondered if he makes these goof-ups on his own or whether he has hired a team to help him.

Netizens were also amused to see how Rahul Gandhi never fails to entertain us.

Perhaps it should have been named ‘Ministry of Sea Farmers’ to avoid the confusion in Rahul Gandhi’s beautiful mind.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

OBC benefits for Muslims: How WB Police’s recruitment drive has exposed how parties found a way to make religious reservations

The drive was meant to fill vacancies in the OBC-A category in the state. The list showed that apart from one or two individuals, all of them were Muslims.

Exclusive details: Here are some of the points that the Parliamentary Standing Committee, headed by Shashi Tharoor, raised with Twitter

Indian officials of the microblogging site Twitter were questioned by the Parliamentary Panel on Information Technology on various issues.

Netizens trend #SuspendUrbanDictionary, UP police takes cognisance of the insulting ‘definition’ of Mayawati by one Nazia Khan: What happened

On Friday, Urban Dictionary sparked a furore on Twitter after it described Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati as an "unmarried pornstar".

Kerala Congress President K Sudhakaran hatched a plan to kidnap my children says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan: Here is the full story

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has claimed that the newly-coronated Kerala PCC President K Sudhakaran had planned to kidnap his children

Mamata Banerjee wants Nandigram results re-evaluated even after winning state, calls Judge ‘BJP member’ to cast doubts on Judiciary as well: Details

Only recently, Mamata Banerjee had filed a petition in the court demanding that the Nandigram results be re-evaluated.

Ghaziabad Fake Hate Crime: One accused says he was angry as he lost unborn child because of the ‘tabeez’ given by Abdul Samad

The UP Police which has been investigating the Ghaziabad assault case, is now in the lookout for the absconding local SP leader

Recently Popular

Republic TV issues statement over Arnab Goswami’s disappearance from the news network: Here is what they said

Arnab Goswami was last seen on May 2 during a discussion on West Bengal assembly polls. He will make a return on Monday.

Pakistani audience go ballistic over Zee5 web series featuring Muslim girl-Indian Hindu boy love story, call it ‘haram’

The Pakistani web series features the love story between a Pakistani Muslim girl and Indian Hindu boy who have both lost their fathers to the conflict between the two nations.

‘Muslims must kill 4-6 persons before dying’: Congress’ new minority cell head Imran Pratapgarhi and his hate-filled ‘shayari’. Details

The newly appointed Congress minority cell head Imran Pratapgarhi is believed to be the favourite of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Dhruv Rathee fans mark YouTuber Karolina Goswami for targeted harassment after she exposed his lies

After Karolina Goswami pointed out the factual errors and mistakes in the Dhruv Rathee video, Rathee's supporters have been harassing and abusing Goswami.

AAP celebrates Delhi’s new architectural marvel, the Moti Nagar speed breaker

AAP's Moti Nagar MLA has recently inaugurated a speed breaker, along with dozens of supporters flouting social distancing norms.
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

255,564FansLike
554,580FollowersFollow
24,400SubscribersSubscribe