Published On : Sat, Mar 24th, 2018

Video: Rahul Gandhi gets off the stage, poses for a selfie on student’s demand

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi got off the stage and posed for a selfie with a student at Maharani’s Arts College for Women in Mysuru in Karnataka on Saturday. Rahul was interacting with students when the girl student asked him, ”Sir my request is I want to take a selfie with you.”

Meanwhile, Rahul continued his tirade against demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) while saying that both did massive damage to Indian economy and job creation.

“I think demonetisation was a mistake and should not have been done. Demonetisation and GST were massive damage to the Indian economy and job creation. I have a problem with the way demonetisation was carried out, RBI governor, Chief Economic Advisor, Finance Minister, none of them knew of it. When I called Chidambaram, he called demonetisation insane,” Rahul said while interacting with the students.

Reacting on the multi-thousand-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, the Congress leader said, “Nirav Modi took Rs 22,000 crore of bank money. Can you imagine how many businesses could have been built by young women like you if we had given Rs 22,000 crore to you?”

Rahul further said, “We are growing pretty decently as an economy but we are not creating jobs, it is because those who have skills don’t have access to finance and support. The problem is, huge amount of money goes to 15-20 people.”

Earlier in the day, the Congress chief, along with Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, visited Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysuru.