Rahul Visits Mumbai Dumping Ground, Targets PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat'

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| April 12 , 2016 , 15:28 IST
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited the Deonar dumping ground here and took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the government's 'Swachh Bharat' programme. [caption id="attachment_181070" align="aligncenter" width="700"]rahul in mumbai (Image: ANI/Twitter)[/caption] "Talking about 'Swachh Bharat' and acting on it are two different things. But I feel very sad as there is no strategy and vision to clear the dump yard here," Gandhi told reporters. They have just given a slogan of 'Swachh Bharat' and now it is up to the prime minister and the government to clear the dump, Gandhi added. ALSO READ | Dual Citizenship Row: Rahul Gandhi Dares Swamy To Prove British Passport He said Mumbai was a symbol of India's development and there should not be such a dumping ground in the metropolis. The dump has witnessed fire incidents in recent months. Rahul Gandhi arrived in Maharashtra on Monday and addressed a rally in Nagpur as part of B.R. Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary celebrations. Congress president Sonia Gandhi also addressed the rally. ALSO READ | PM Modi Launches ‘Fair & Lovely’ Scheme To Convert Black Money Into White: Rahul