Rahul Gandhi quotes 'Army of the Unemployed' as the Top Voter's Worries
Only 450 out of 30,000 youngsters coming out everyday in the job market get the jobs, said the Congress PresidentAuthor : Sunaina
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Saturday, took a dig at the Narendra Modi government failure to create jobs for the country youngsters has created an “army of the unemployed” and tied it to the growing incidents of violence in the country.
Gandhi, who said recently that the 2019 general elections will be fought over issues like lack of jobs and healthcare, tried to address the job problem and reach out to the nation youth in a video that was tweeted by the Congress.
In the video, the Congress chief said that the central issue was that “30,000 youngsters are coming into the job market every day but only 450 of them are getting jobs.”
“We are creating an army of unemployed youngsters. A million a month. If you are unable to give youngsters jobs, they are going to get angry... That anger is being manifested in many different ways. You can see it in the farms and factories,” he said.
This, he said, is dangerous for India as it can lead to violence. “You can already see the violence beginning,” he added. Gandhi has previously, too, claimed that the incidents of lynching in India were due to "anger" emanating from joblessness.