New Delhi, April 20: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a dig at the Narendra Modi government over the issues of farmers' safety and minimum support price (MSP). [Hum Bolega To Bologe Ki Bolta Hai: The eternal problem of Rahul Gandhi]
The Amethi MP, who mocked the NDA government as an Achhe Din government, said it had failed the government. He said the previous UPA government headed by the Congress had provided better MSP to farmers. [Concern for farmers, Rahul Gandhi says in Kisan rally]
Rahul Gandhi, who made the news over his 56-day sabbatical, said the current government is one of those who wear suit and boot. He said the government is paying minimum importance to the farmers but warned that it could prove costly in days to come.
He said the previous UPA government had thought about the farmers but the current government, despite assuring the farmers, have not done much for them in reality.
The 44-year-old leader also accused the NDA government of having little coordination between as different versions could be heard from different people.
The NDA MPs hit back at Rahul Gandhi after he called PM Modi as "Your PM". At that, he reacted jokingly: "He is of course the prime minister of India but isn't he your prime minister also?"
The Congress leader, who is likely to take over as the president of the party from his mother Sonia Gandhi, said the government speaks about defence and fighter planes but not about the 60% of this country which is angry.
It was Rahul Gandhi's first speech from the Opposition benches.