Smriti Irani targets Rahul Gandhi in his constituency Amethi

New Delhi:Targeting Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Union minister Smriti Irani on Sunday alleged that the “elected representative” from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency has failed to address the issues of its people, and promised that she will look into their grievances.

“The elected representative may not resolve people’s issue but I, as a central minister, will look into them,” she said.

The minister was on a visit to Pipri village in the constituency, where an embankment on Gomti river will be built to prevent it from overflowing. “The project has been sanctioned by the Union Water Resources Ministry. The villagers boycotted the 2014 Lok Sabha polls…The Union government is undertaking the project to save people from floods,” she said.

Irani also inaugurated a health camp in Haliapur village in the Jagdishpur assembly segment.