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So don’t just go after me.. That’s what happens in India" Speaking at the event ‘India at 70: Reflections on the Path Forward’ Gandhi talked about a range of issues including the Congress’ loss in the 2014 general elections in which his party slid to its lowest tally ever in the Lok Sabha He admitted that "in around 2012 arrogance crept into the Congress and we stopped having conversations with people" that led to the party’s loss in the last poll "For rebuilding the party we need to design a vision that we can use moving forward Most of what the BJP (government) is doing is what we once said" Gandhi said citing the examples of the UPA government’s MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) and the GST Gandhi criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation and the "hastily implemented" Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime that he said caused "tremendous damage to the Indian economy" Gandhi also said that the government’s decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes has led to decline in economic growth that "cost us two percent loss in the GDP" He accused Modi of controlling and managing an online machine of over a thousand trolls whose purpose is to destroy Gandhi’s credibility and call him "stupid and incompetent" "There is a BJP machine A 1000 guys sitting on computers telling you about me It’s a tremendous machine all day they spread abuse about me say that I’m a ‘reluctant politician. and the operation is run by the gentleman who is running our country" said Gandhi He however acknowledged that Modi was a "better communicator" than he is "Modi has certain skills he is a very good communicator he’s much better than me He knows how to give a message to 3-4 different groups in a crowd so his messaging ability is very effective and subtle" Gandhi said the BJP’s vision was flawed because it come from "top to bottom" while as the Congress constructed "a bottom-up vision" He gave an example of dealing with the Kashmir issue and alleged that the government had opened up the space for terrorism in the state "When we started terrorism was rampant in Kashmir And when we finished by 2013 we basically broke the back of terror I hugged (then) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and told him it was one of the biggest achievements" "For nine years I worked behind the scenes with PM Manmohan Singh P Chidambaram Jairam Ramesh and others on Jammu and Kashmir" said Rahul He also slammed the BJP-led central government over the incidents of mob lynching and cow vigilantism that damaged India’s image "I understand what violence does violence against anybody is wrong Hatred anger and violence can destroy us the politics of polarisation is dangerous" he said adding "liberal journalists were being shot (referring to Kannada journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s murder) people are being lynched "These incidents are making millions feel that they have no future in their country" Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor who was present in the audience during Gandhi’s speech tweeted: "A speech marked by acuity and passion and a discussion infused with candour and insight" Written by ANI | Melbourne | Published: August 2 2010 12:05 pm Related News Life does kick in at 40 Modern trends in lifestyle have shown that women in 40s are confidentsuccessful and leading a great life mentally and physically Heres why The 40s can be a turbulent time? The CBI would file its chargesheet "well within" three months of the teenager being apprehended, I needed to educate my girls, “A lot of girls tell me that they want to learn to drive but not work, Max Verstappen has only just started, Alagh | New Delhi | Published: May 31, Salzburg sold him to their German sister club RB Leipzig in June last year. taunting him for never playing for his country and saying "even my dog Jerry" could have had similar success.” According to BJP leaders.

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It was understood that development would commence after completion or near-completion of pre-development work by CIDCO.