Conducting caste census is our party’s guarantee: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

Conducting caste census is our party’s guarantee. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh It was said in Maharashtra’s Nandurbar district on Tuesday, PTI reported.

“We have guaranteed that there should be a social, economic and caste census,” Congress general secretary and communications in-charge Ramesh told reporters before entering Maharashtra on the last leg of party leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra. , according to PTI.

The former Union minister said, “This is an X-ray of our society which will show us the population of different castes and their share in the wealth of our country. It will also show their share in our democratic institutions.” PTI.

Nandurbar district of Maharashtra is known for its connection with the Nehru-Gandhi family.

Encompassing the Satpura mountain range and a part of the Narmada river belt, Nandurbar district in northern Maharashtra also touches Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

The journey will conclude in Mumbai, where Rahul Gandhi Will address a public rally on March 17.

Meanwhile, Jairam Ramesh on Monday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah ‘experts in psychological warfare’ while questioning their claim that the BJP-led NDA will cross ‘400’ in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ) It is ready to go. 2024, ANI reported.

Speaking to ANI on Monday, the senior Congress leader said, “If they are so optimistic about winning 370 seats on their own and 400 seats in alliance with their partners in the NDA, then why should they go to BJD, Pawan Kalyan or TDP Why are you running after him?” Allied?”

Ramesh said the BJP’s pre-poll alliance with former NDA ally Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena ahead of the general elections was an attempt to revive the ruling party. alliance.

In an independent conversation with ANI during the Gujarat leg of the ongoing ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’, Congress general secretary-in-charge communications said, “PM Modi and Amit Shah are experts in psychological warfare. If they are like that then their numbers in the elections will Why are they looking to add more partners as the elections approach? Earlier, PM Modi had said that they have enough to take on India. However, now, they are running around, They are trying to woo BJD, Pawan Kalyan and Chandrababu Naidu are on their side. They are trying to revive NDA.”

Taking a dig at the BJP, the Congress leader said, “There are two ‘I’s’ in India, if we remove these two, which are ‘honesty’ and ‘humanity’, then you will be left with the NDA.” This is the message that we are going to the people before the elections.”

On the potential PM face for the India Bloc, he said, “In our country, elections are not beauty pageants. They are not just fights involving parties, but also represent a battle of ideologies, symbols and flags,” ANI reported on Monday. told.

(With PTI and ANI inputs)