New Delhi: Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech in which he urged the countrymen to fight against dynasty politics and corruption, said Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that not only ‘parivaarvaad” (lineage) but ‘dostavaad’ (favor of friends) should also be abolished to make the country free from corruption.
Sisodia said this in response to PM Narendra Modi’s remarks on nepotism and dynasty system during his Independence Day speech.
He said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has presented a blueprint to take the country on the path of progress by making radical changes in the school education and health system in five years and appealed to Prime Minister Modi to rise above politics and implement it.
He said, “Modi ji talks of familyism, but even friendliness is causing a lot of damage to the country. Dostana has devastated the country’s economy,” Sisodia said at a press conference.
He said, “To take the country on the path of development, everyone will have to come together to take forward ‘Bharatvaad’ (in favor of the nation) because neither ‘Parivarvaad’ nor ‘Dastavad’ will benefit the country. Will happen.”
In his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 76th Independence Day, the Prime Minister said that the time has come to rid the country of corruption and nepotism and ‘hatred’ (hatred) the people for these twin evils. asked me to do. Beyond politics, as he set ‘Panch Prana’ (Five Resolutions) goal to make India a developed nation in 25 years.
The PM called on people to extend their support in the “fight against nepotism and dynasty”, saying it has done “the most injustice” to the strength of the country.
“He (Modi) can talk about corruption. However, to end corruption, he has to rise above ‘friendship’.
The senior Aam Aadmi (AAP) leader said that though the Prime Minister in his address talked about ending corruption and ‘familyism’, he did not say anything on doubling farmers’ income, providing houses to all and running bullet trains. which he talked about. Earlier
“This is because nothing can be done on these fronts,” he said. The Deputy Chief Minister further said that the country will progress only when every child gets free and good education, and the people of the country will have access to affordable and good health services.
“The Prime Minister should not call the free education and free medical treatment given to the people free and should not make fun of them as it will only hinder the progress of the country,” he said.
Sisodia said that the Chief Minister of Delhi, while addressing a program organized on the occasion of 76th Independence Day at Chhatrasal Stadium in the national capital, presented a blueprint for the change in the education and health system of the country in five years.
He said, ‘I appealed to the Prime Minister to rise above politics and work with Arvind Kejriwal to adopt the blueprint of the country’s progress and implement it.
The ruling AAP in Delhi has been accusing PM Modi of cronyism, citing crores of rupees of tax exemptions and tax exemptions to corporates since his remarks on ‘Rewari’ culture last month.
PM Modi used ‘Revdi’, a popular North Indian sweet, often distributed during festivals, as a metaphor for promises given free of cost by various parties to grab power and said that people, especially Young people should be wary of this. His remarks have triggered a debate on freebies in the country and a political tussle between the BJP and the AAP.