Today, Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi has asserted that his party will protect the history, culture, and language of northeast if comes to power.
Heading to the election campaign in Assam, the Congress Chief attacked the BJP and RSS, alleged of “burning” every state in the region.
Mr. Gandhi said that “the BJP-RSS ideology is burning every state in the northeast. They are attacking your lifestyle, culture, language, and history…”
He confidently said that Congress will come to power at the Centre and will work towards protection of the region’s identity.
Rahul Gandhi further promised to restore “special status” to Assam and bring back the NEIIPP (North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy).
He also asserted that “BJP snatched away the rights of the people of the northeast. We’ll do everything to restore them.”
Expressing sorrow over the recent hooch tragedy in tea belt of Assam, Mr. Gandhi said that “Narendra Modi made big announcements for tea gardens, but did nothing. We will guarantee minimum wage to every estate worker.”