Amit Shah addressing an election rally at Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan on Monday.
Amit Shah addressing an election rally at Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan on Monday.

Rahul doesn't know if he campaigns for BJP or Congress: Amit Shah

ANI | Updated: Dec 03, 2018 20:19 IST

Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan) [India], Dec 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi did not know if he were campaigning for the BJP as he often used Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name in his speeches.
Addressing an election rally here, Shah said, "Rahul Gandhi uses the name of Modi ji more than the BJP. We don't understand if he is campaigning for the Congress or for the BJP."
Claiming that BJP will win assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, Shah said, "Rahul should stop daydreaming of winning these two states because the BJP government is an immovable foot of Angad (a character in Ramayana). Nobody can oust the BJP from the state," he said.
Continuing his tirade attack against the Congress, Shah even questioned the existence of Congress stating, "Time has come that one needs a telescope to find if Congress exists."
Comparing the work of the Congress and BJP in Rajasthan, Shah said, "During the Congress regime, the total budget for Rajasthan was only Rs 1.9 lakh crore. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the charge in Delhi, the state's budget was raised to more than Rs 2.63 lakh crore."
Shah also raked up the issue of surgical strikes, carried out by India against terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in 2016. He said that the Congress was ashamed of saying 'Bharat Mata ki Jai.'
Shah also praised the efforts of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. "She provided free electricity to the state farmers, free health check-up under Bhamashah Yojana, loans under Mudra Bank scheme and gas connections and free mobiles to women," he said.
The 200-member Rajasthan Assembly is scheduled to go to polls on December 7. The counting of votes will take place on December 11. (ANI)

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