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Unemployment, price rise, agrarian distress are the real issues of 2019 elections, says Congress' Sachin Pilot

Updated : April 25, 2019 10:15 PM IST

As Rajasthan goes to polls in two phases on April 29 and May 6, deputy chief minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, on Thursday said unemployment, price rise and agrarian distress are the real issues of 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

In an interview to CNBC-TV18's Parikshit Luthra, Pilot said that the 2019 election is about the livelihood of country’s young people and pressure on constitutional bodies, which have been systematically degraded over the last five years by the BJP.

"I think giving interviews to film stars is perhaps Prime Minister Narendra Modi's way of campaigning. BJP is bringing the narrative back to Hindus & Muslims and temples & masjids, which I think is avoidable,” he said.

Deputy chief minister said Congress has removed ceiling of Rs 50,000 on loan waivers imposed by former chief minister Vasundhara Raje and would waive off loans of farmers taken from nationalised banks after elections.
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