Attacking on the Congress in poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the ongoing Gujarat Assembly election is a fight between trust on development and dynastic politics. He made this comment while addressing a BJP rally in Kutch ahead of the first phase of the elections on December 9.
He also mentioned to allegations thrown at him during the campaign by Congress leaders, including party vice president Rahul Gandhi.
“This Gujarat son has no stains in his public life. You come to the state and level baseless allegations on the son of the soil… the people of the state will not forgive you,” he said.
During his campaign in the state in the last few days, Gandhi had trained his guns at the Modi-led government over the Rafale fighter aircraft deal.
PM Modi further said that the Gujarat election is a contest between trust on development and dynastic politics.
Sharpening its arsenal against the opposition party, which is making all out efforts to dislodge the 22 years ruling BJP in Gujarat, Modi asked, “When our soldiers were standing eye-to-eye in Dokalam for 70 days, why were you hugging the Chinese ambassador.”
The prime minister will address a series of campaign meetings till Wednesday in Saurashtra and South Gujarat, which go to the polls on December 9. The elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The counting of votes will be on December 18.