After NRC failed, Modi govt has come up with CAA: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi lashed out at the BJP-led central government on Wednesday saying it has failed on every front. She was addressing a rally in Pakur in Jharkhand on the last day of campaigning before the fifth and final phase of the assembly elections on Friday.

Gandhi also took the opportunity to attack the government over recent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. “An NRC (national register of citizens) was done in Assam by spending `1,600 crore and the result was that it left out several India citizens. After NRC failed, they have come up with CAA,” she said. “Assam is burning. When students in Delhi raise their voice they are being lathi-charged.” She said the new law has been brought to divert attention from real issues. “They have failed on economy, job creation, women’s security, corruption and it is a failed government,” she said…