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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre, terms NDA 'No Data Available' government

By Shgun S -- July 23, 2022 6:01 pm -- Updated:July 23, 2022 6:05 pm

New Delhi, July 23: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took to Twitter and slammed the BJP-led NDA government and called it the "No Data Available (NDA) government.

The former Congress chief said that the government at the Centre wants citizens to believe that there is no data available regarding "oxygen shortage" during the Coronavirus second wave, "No farmer died protesting" during the nationwide agitation against the three farm laws, "No migrant died walking" during the times of nationwide first lockdown and some other claims that he wrote in his social media post. Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter, "No Data Available (NDA) govt wants you to believe: No one died of oxygen shortage. No farmer died protesting. No migrant died walking. No one was mob lynched. No journalist has been arrested. No Data. No Answers. No Accountability".

The Congress leader's tweet comes amidst the agitation going on by the party leaders and supporters against the Central government over the questioning of party president Sonia Gandhi by ED in the National Herald case.

Some Congress MPs in the Parliament also participated in huge sloganeering and protests on Thursday. Congress members marched from Gate No. 2 to the Gandhi Statue. The protest was organised shortly after the Upper House was adjourned till 12 p.m. due to the Opposition's ruckus.

Meanwhile, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh gave zero-hour notice over the "misuse of central investigation agencies by the ruling government".

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Furthermore, Opposition parties, in a joint statement, slammed the Central government for unleashing a "relentless vendetta against political opponents" through misuse of investigative agencies by targeting prominent leaders of various parties.

"The Modi Sarkar has unleashed a relentless campaign of vendetta against its political opponents and critics through the mischievous misuse of investigative agencies. Prominent leaders of a number of political parties have been deliberately targeted and subjected to harassment in an unprecedented manner," the statement added.

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"We condemn this and resolve to continue and intensify our collective fight against the anti-people, anti-farmer, anti-Constitution policies of the Modi Sarkar that is destroying the social fabric of our society," it read.

The statement was issued following a meeting of floor leaders from all Opposition parties in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha at the office of Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition (LoP) Mallikarjun Kharge in Parliament.

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