Rajkot, Nov 21 (PTI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said no action has been taken against the “real culprits” behind the collapse of a suspension bridge in Gujarat’s Morbi town last month. good relations” with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Addressing an election rally in Rajkot for the second time in the day, he said while the chowkidars (deputed at the accident site) were arrested and sent to jail, no action was taken against the real culprits.
“When reporters asked me what I think about the Morbi tragedy… I said that around 150 people died and it is not a political issue and hence I will not say anything on it. But today the question arises whether Why no action has been taken against him?” Those who were behind this (tragedy), why no FIR was lodged?” he asked.
The Congress MP alleged, “Will nothing happen to them as they share good relations with the BJP? They arrested the chowkidars and put them behind bars, but no action was taken against the real culprits.” Gandhi said he was saddened that the Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra was not passing through Gujarat, where assembly elections are due on December 1 and 5.
The Congress MP took a break from the 3,570 km cross-country foot-march, which started from Tamil Nadu on September 7 and is currently passing through Maharashtra, and addressed two election rallies in support of his party’s candidates in Gujarat .
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