Priyanka takes dig at PM, says 'Ye chowkidar hai ya shahenshah?'

Apr 24 2019 10:53 AM
Priyanka takes dig at PM, says 'Ye chowkidar hai ya shahenshah?'

New Delhi: Congress general secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi, took a fresh dig at PM Narendra Modi. She shared a video of preparations being laid out for the PM’s welcome in Bundelkhand region of the state. In the video clip, water tankers can be seen being emptied on the roads for cleaning purposes which she claims is being done ahead of the Prime Minister’s arrival in the region. 

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 “Jab poora Bundelkhand, wahan ke nar naari, school ke bachhe, faslein aur pashu-pakshi bhayankar sookhe ka aatank jhel rahe hain, humare pradhan pracharmantri ke swagath ka paani tankeron se Banda ki sadkon par udhela ja raha hai... Yah chowkidar hai ya Dilli se padhare koi shehenshah? When the whole of Bundelkhand, the women and men there, school-going children, crops, cattle and birds are all suffering from severe drought, drinking water is being blown by tankers on the roads of Banda in the reception of our Prime Minister. Is he a chowkidar (watchman) or an emperor from Delhi?” she said in her post.

Earlier, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, if the party decides, then she would contest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in the ongoing general elections. Varanasi goes for polling in the last phase of elections on May 19. The third phase of polling came to a close on Tuesday. A total of 117 seats across 13 states and two Union Territories went to polls. The final voter turnout for the third phase was 64.7 percent while the first two phases had registered 69.45 and 69.43 percent voter turnout.

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