Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma also asked Prime Minister Modi to break his silence and institute a 2-judge inquiry commission to investigate the issue, as the most intriguing was the fact that the company, which had just started making a bumper profit, shut down barely four weeks before demonetisation.
Rahul Gandhi's remarks that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh had "no women in shorts" to suggest a glass sealing in the organization backfired as BJP hit back strongly. The Zee News reporter was unable to answer any of Rahul's questions.
Patel also advised Gandhi to do a Google search to find out facts, adding that RSS has had separate branches for women since a long time.
Yogi also criticised Rahul Gandhi and said the Congress can never do development work for the country as it had no vision.
Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, state minister Mohsin Raza, and MLC Lakshman Pasi will also participate in the rally. I want to ask the "shahzade" of Congress as to what have your three generations given to Amethi...
"The place which has been the constituency of three PMs is so backward.It has been a bastion of Nehru-Gandhi. Yogi in UP and Modi in Delhi, this pair is one that will work for the development of UP", claimed Shah and exuded confidence that the people of Amethi would vote for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a second 3-day tour of poll-bound Gujarat, tweeted, asking PM Modi to say something on the disclosures. "The people of Gujarat, not BJP, will offer the report card of the state's development under the party rule".
Many in the Congress would believe that time has come to turn the tide as GST has caused a massive economic problem to the traders and in organised sectors.
A recent story in The Wire on the business interests of BJP president Amit Shah's son Jay Shah has become an embarrassment for the saffron party.
Speaking at a public meeting here, Adityanath said the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation Trust chaired by Sonia Gandhi had "grabbed" land in the name of running a manufacturing unit- Samrat Cycles. "When nothing much happened, there is an effort to occupy the land illegally and despite eviction notice, they are not letting the land go", she said.
Next year, there are elections to at least eight State Assemblies, including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka, and in most of these States, the BJP and the Congress have been in direct contest for decades.