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Congress banks on dynastic politics: Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi

Congress banks on dynastic politics: Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amit Shah, BJP, Narendra Modi, BJP national executive meet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks with BJP President Amit Shah at party's national executive meeting at Talkatora stadium, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

chief on Monday criticised Congress vice-president over his remarks on and said the believes in the politics of performance while the Congress banks on the "politics of appeasement and dynasty".

In his inaugural address at the executive, Shah said the current president, vice president and the prime minister had reached their position due to their work, despite their humble origins.

Shah said the economy was stronger under this government than it was under the UPA and cited figures to make his point, Union minister Piyush Goyal told reporters while briefing them on the party president's speech.

Shah's comments came amid the opposition's criticism of the government's handling of the economy.

He praised the government over its handling of Naxalism and terrorism, saying more terrorists were killed in its three years of rule than any other spell of three years.

Shah also attacked the TMC government in West Bengal and the Left government in Kerala for alleged political violence targeting workers, Goyal said.

First Published: Mon, September 25 2017. 14:59 IST