Dhanbad: BJP’s Lok Sabha in charge for Jharkhand and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey said that Mahagathbandhan was like a marriage party without the groom. Speaking with the press before addressing the Vijay Sankalp rally organized in Zilla Parishad grounds here he said that for about 40 years the Gandhi family ruled over this country. He said that it was their Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who had given the slogan of Garibi Hatao but in these years poverty has increased unprecedentedly in the country.
Mr Pandey said that Rahul Gandhi should first tell the nation why poverty was not removed. He said that at a time when he and his party had been rejected by the people he has thrown a lollipop of providing Rs 72,000 per year to the people and similar type of lollipop he had given the assembly elections of Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan were people are still waiting for fulfillment of the promises which were made to them.