Students sell Pakodas outside venue of Modi's rally in Bengaluru
In what seems like an attempt to mock Narendra Modi, some students on Sunday could be seen selling Pakodas outside the venue where the Prime Minister is set to address shortly.
Students selling pakodas
Last month, when asked about rising concerns about unemployment, Modi in an interview to a television channel, had said that those sellingpakodasshould also be considered employed. Modi, during ZEE TV interview, told the nation that sellingpakodas(fritters) is also a job.
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In the interview, Modi stated, "If a person sellingpakodasearns Rs 200 at the end of the day, will it be consideredemploymentor not?" The statement angered several people, as experts and the Opposition continue to attack the Centre on the employment scenario in the country.
Students mock Modi
On January 30, members of National Students Union of India (NSUI) staged a 'Pakoda protest' mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bengaluru. Dozens of NSUI members gathered outside RC college in Bengaluru shouting slogans against the union government. Protestors set up amake shiftstall making and sellingpakodas. A man dressed in black gown- representing the educated youth of the country- sat on the road makingpakodasas part of the protest
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Modi will address a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally in Bengaluru on Sunday which will conclude the party's 90-day Nava Nirman Parivarthan yatra across poll-bound Karnataka.