Taking a swipe at Narendra Modi’s name for concentrate on creating toys in India, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Thursday stated the Prime Minister is “distracting the nation’s current with theatrics and ‘toying’ with the long run.”
In a tweet, Gandhi stated, “At the moment, MSME sector employers are themselves going through unemployment… PM is distracting India’s current with theatrics and ‘toying’ with the long run.”
At the moment, MSME sector employers are themselves going through unemployment.
PM is distracting India’s current with theatrics and ‘toying’ with the long run.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) June 24, 2021
His remarks got here hours after PM Modi, whereas interacting with the contributors on the Toycathon 2021 through video conferencing, urged individuals to be “vocal for native toys”.
Stating that India contributes solely round $1.5 billion of the worldwide toy market which is value almost $100 billion, Modi stated, “At the moment, we import round 80 per cent of our toys from overseas. Which implies crores of rupees of the nation are going overseas on them. It is vitally essential to vary this case.”
Additional, emphasising on the significance of toys, the Prime Minister prompt that “we should always concentrate on creating video games, which current each facet of Indianness in attention-grabbing, interactive methods”.
Toycathon 2021 was a joint initiative by the Ministry of Schooling, WCD Ministry, MSME Ministry, DPIIT, Textile Ministry, I&B Ministry and AICTE, held on January 5 to crowd-source progressive toys and video games concepts.