Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 13 (NT): Ahead of LS polls 2019 Congress president Rahul Gandhi called the grand alliance of opposition parties against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a mutual sentiment among politicians and the people.
On a two-day visit to Maharashtra since yesterday, The Congress scion said the nation stand united and joint the hands against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the BJP.
"'Mahagathbandhan' is a sentiment in people and not just politics. The way Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attacking the Constitution and institution of India is incorrect," Gandhi said while addressing media here as quoted by ANI.
Continuing his war of words on Prime Minister Modi, Rahul alleged that the ruling party BJP is attacking the Constitution and other institutions of the nation.
Pointing at the historic hike in the fuel price, Congress scion accused the ruling government and said that Centre is working only for the benefit of the rich people and encumbering the common man.
He asserted that the opposition has been asking to bring fuel prices under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), but the prime minister Modi is "not interested" in it.
"There was an attack on Mumbai. They were attacked through the 'Gabbar Singh Tax'. The whole country is sad. Small businessmen are sad and we are fighting for them," he stated.