Patan (Gujarat) [India], December 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a jibe at Congress leaders and said "they are born with a golden spoon and will never understand what poverty is..".
"Sadly, Congress leaders are born with a golden spoon they will never understand what poverty is," he said.
Prime Minister Modi also stated that he had met the state farmers and advised them to educate their children.
"During peak summer, I would go to the villages of Gujarat and ask parents to educate their children. Whose children were they? Were they Ambani's children? No. They were children of the poor. We are working for poor," he said.
"Our farmers work hard and grow potato. If at all the Congress comes to power, there will be no need to do that because their leader says we will produce potatoes in factories. Congress' basic knowledge about agriculture is so poor," he added.
The first phase of polling was held on December 9 and recorded a voter turnout of 68 per cent.
The second-phase voting will be held on December 14. The votes will be counted on December 18. (ANI)