New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday claimed that in view of the “worrying” job state of affairs within the nation, the youth are marking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday as “Nationwide Unemployment Day”, and demanded that he make use of them as promised. The opposition occasion additionally greeted Prime Minister Modi on his 72nd birthday and wished him good well being and lengthy life. Addressing a press convention on the AICC headquarters right here, Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate stated the birthdays of Indian prime ministers have all the time been celebrated as particular days.
“Given his love for kids, Nehru Ji’s birthday is marked as Kids’s Day, Indira Ji’s birthday is widely known as Communal Concord Day and Rajiv Gandhi Ji’s birthday is widely known as ‘Sadbhavna Diwas’. “Even, Atal Ji’s birthday in December is widely known as Good Governance Day, which is why it worries and pains me that Mr. Modi’s birthday is being celebrated by the youth of this nation as Nationwide Unemployment Day,” Shrinate stated.
She stated it’s a large reason for concern that regardless of India being the youngest nation on the planet, 60 per cent of the nation’s working-age inhabitants is both unemployed or not searching for work.
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“The truth is, within the 20-24 age group, 42 per cent of the youth are unemployed. If this isn’t a worrying state of affairs, I ponder what’s. And the prime minister can neither conceal behind Covid, nor the Russia-Ukraine warfare as a result of unemployment peaked at a 45-year excessive even earlier than the primary case of Covid was reported. “The newest unemployment price of 8.3 per cent is a massively worrying factor for our economic system and inhabitants,” the Congress chief stated.
Modi promised about two crore annual jobs however as an alternative solely seven lakh folks have been given employment within the final eight years, she claimed, including that 22 crore folks had utilized for jobs. “Every time you point out unemployment and worth rise, they wish to discuss pointless, irrelevant, distracting points they usually promote disinformation,” the Congress chief alleged.