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No governance, only drama in UP: Rahul Gandhi

July 27, 2004 19:29 IST

Keeping up his attack on the Mulayam Singh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh, Congress Member of Parliament Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that there was no governance but 'only drama' in the state

Asking the people of the state to bring about a change, Rahul Gandhi who is on a week's visit to Amethi, his Lok Sabha constituency, said, "There is no governance in the state. It is only a drama. This situation will not continue for long,"

"It is your (people's) responsibility to change the government," he added. Later in an informal chat with reporters, Gandhi said the law and order situation was 'bad' not only in Amethi but in the entire state.

The murder of a Congress worker in the area and other incidents had 'exposed the deteriorating' law and order situation in the state, he said.

In an apparent indictment of the state government, he said, "Its attitude towards Amethi is well known." He, however, evaded a reply when asked about imposition of President's rule in the state. Gandhi was flooded with complaints about acute power shortage, poor roads and other problems as he mingled with the people at different villages.

He toured Mohanganj, Semraula, Bahadurpur, Fursatganj and Jais and listened to the grievances of the people. Rahul is scheduled to hold a meeting of party workers at Munshiganj guest house where he would be putting up for the night.


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Sub: Sour Grapes

It is better if Rahul keeps his mouth shut. If what is happening in UP is drama then what should one call the goings-on in ...


Posted by Richa Rao





Sub: Drama in UP

It is only a political statement by rahul. If he is serious about UP. why congress is not withdrawing support.


Posted by sanjay





Sub: What about Bihar?

My dear Rahul, While you talk about governance in UP, what about Bihar? Is there any governance? Why not take action against Lalloo? Only because ...


Posted by G.N. Saraswat





Sub: Only drama in UP:Rahul Gandhi

Will someone tell this moron Rahul Gandhi to do something about the horrible law and order situation in the Congress party ruled Delhi, where everyday ...


Posted by akumar





Sub: Drama in UP, not Bihar?

Does Rahul Gandhi have the guts to talk about the Rail Minister's state, which happens to be in a far worse shape that UP?


Posted by amar




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