“Wealthy Get Richer, Poor Get Poorer”: Kapil Sibal Slams PM’s Social Justice Remarks

“Wealthy get richer the poor poorer,” mentioned Kapil Sibal in a dig at PM Modi. (File)

New Delhi:

Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal on Friday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on the BJP’s dedication to social justice, claiming that beneath this authorities the “wealthy get richer and the poor get poorer”.

Addressing BJP members on the celebration’s forty fourth basis day, PM Modi on Thursday cited the free ration scheme, medical health insurance and different welfare measures, to say that social justice was an article of religion for the BJP whereas different events used the plank to advance the curiosity of explicit households with out serving to society.

Whereas the BJP thought and dreamt massive after which got down to dedicate itself to attaining these targets, opposition events might set small targets and patted one another for attaining even smaller targets, the Prime Minister had mentioned.

In a tweet, Mr Sibal mentioned, “PM: ‘BJP lives for social justice and follows it in letter and spirit’. Details: 1) 40 per cent of the wealth created from 2012-2021 went to just one per cent of the inhabitants 2) In 2022 Adani’s wealth elevated 46 per cent 3) 64 per cent of GST got here from the underside 50 per cent; 4 per cent got here from high 10 per cent.”

“Wealthy get richer the poor poorer,” Mr Sibal claimed.

Mr Sibal, who was a Union minister throughout UPA 1 and a couple of, give up the Congress in Might final yr and was elected to the Rajya Sabha as an Unbiased member with the Samajwadi Get together’s assist. He not too long ago floated a non-electoral platform ‘Insaaf’ aimed toward combating injustice.

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