Gujarat Assembly polls 2017 | PM Modi: Cong dislikes me because of my poor origin

27 November 2017, 06:58 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched scathing attack on Congress and its Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying the party and its leadership has stooped to a new low by mocking his “poor origin”.

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The solution to all problems is development. Development has to be continuous. We want to work even more for the people of Gujarat: PM Modi in Jasdan

The Congress dislikes me because of my poor origin. Can a party stoop so low? Yes, a person belonging to a poor family has become PM. They do not fail to hide their contempt for this fact. Yes, I sold tea but I did not sell the nation: PM Modi 

It was with the support of the Jan Sangh that a person from the Patel Community, Babubhai Patel became CM. Congress did not like this and ensured that Babubhai Jashbhai's government did not last: PM Modi in Jasdan

#  There was a person who led a life of discipline on Mahatma Gandhi's ideals, a disciplined & hard working son of the soil just like Sardar Patel but he he had the same 'flaw' of being a Gujrati, so he was not allowed to stay in national politics by them (congress): PM Modi in Jasdan

A new party came up in Delhi, whose style is to keep abusing & running away. I thought Congress, being an older party would not indulge in such politics but they have also taken this short cut in the past two months and only hurled abuses and lies: PM Modi in Jasdan

Congress is unhappy about demonetisation. They keep attacking me but I want to tell them...I have grown up in the same land as Sardar Patel. I will ensure that the poor get their due. We will not allow this nation to be looted: PM Modi

# India was attacked on 26/11 & in Uri. You can see how India responded in wake of both attacks. This explains difference between their Government and ours. Indian Express reported that on that side, dead bodies were taken in trucks so at least you (Cong) don't lie: PM Modi 

# Congress party does not respect Indian Army: PM Modi 

When earthquake struck Kutch region in 2001, Atal Bihar Vajpayee sent me to the region to work with its people and that taught me a lot: PM Modi

When big earthquakes take place, people say see this building fell but in Kutch people say this school, this hospital, these buildings were made after the earthquake. All this was done on war footing by the army of Kutch which consists of its people: PM Modi 

Congress had insulted Sardar Patel, people of Gujarat still forgave them but they will no longer tolerate any attack on their prestige: PM Modi 

Officers did not want to get posted to Kutch region as the water here was black in colour. Congress did not allow Narmada water to come to Kutch region. What if the Narmada waters had come to Kutch 30 years earlier? It would have made such a big different: PM Modi

# Gujarat is my soul & mother, my relationship with you is that of equality since you call me brother: PM Modi 

# People of Gujarat will never forgive Congress: PM

I am grateful for all the 'kichad' being thrown at me, after all, a lotus blooms only in 'kichad' so, I don't mind if more is thrown at me: PM Modi 

# Choose between development and dynasty: PM Modi 

# I came here to seek blessings of people: PM Modi 

# The opposition is busy in slinging mud: PM Modi 

# I salute the farmers who are putting effort: PM Modi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shortly address a public gathering in Gujarat's Bhuj

# PM Modi interacted with people outside temple 

# Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Ashapura Mata temple in Kutch

In the second phase of poll campaigns which will start from November 29, Modi will address election rallies in Morbi and Prachi villages near Somnath, Palitana in Bhavnagar and Navsari in South Gujarat. “Each rally has been organized in such a way that people from 5-6 surrounding constituencies can also attend it,” said a senior BJP leader.

"On 26 and 27 November, several prominent BJP leaders will address rallies in different parts of Gujarat where the first phase of polling is scheduled to be held. Star campaigners include union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states—Yogi Adityanath and Vasundhara Raje—as well as several Gujarat BJP leaders, said the senior leader.

First Published: Monday, November 27, 2017 08:49 AM

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