Young people are country’s ‘asset’ but BJP portrays them as ‘responsible’: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

“Of 22 million young people who lined up for government jobs in the last eight years, 7.22 lakh got jobs, or just three out of 1,000,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said in a statement. tweet in hindi.

“Of 22 million young people who lined up for government jobs in the last eight years, 7.22 lakh got jobs, or just three out of 1,000,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said in a statement. tweet in hindi.

On July 28, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP on the unemployment issue, saying that young people are the country’s “asset”, but the ruling party casts them as a “responsibility”.

“Out of 22 million young people who lined up for government jobs in the last eight years, 7.22 lakh got jobs, that’s just three out of 1,000,” Mr Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi. .

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“Raja (the king) gets angry when asked about unemployment. The truth is: he is not able to provide employment. Young people are an ‘asset’ of the country, BJP shows them as a ‘liability,'” the former Congress leader said.

Congress Secretary General Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has also attacked the government, alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is shunning Indian youth issues. In a tweet in Hindi, Ms Vadra said that over the past eight years, 22 million young people have applied for government jobs, but the BJP government has only been able to give jobs to 87,000 young people each year. .

“The Prime Minister, who promised two million jobs, is running away from questions from Indian youth. Answers on jobs in Parliament, in the press are lacking. Young people want answers”, said the general secretary of the Congress .

Out of more than 22.05 million applicants for central government jobs between 2014 and 2022, more than 7.22 lakh were recommended by recruitment agencies, the Lok Sabha reported on July 27.

As many as 7,22,311 candidates were recommended by recruitment agencies for appointment to various central government departments from 2014-15 to 2021-22, according to a written response given by the Union Minister of State for the staff, Jitendra Singh.

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