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Congress accuses Modi Govt. of doing nothing for Uttarakhand in three years

ANI  |  Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] 

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Modi's statement made before assembly in Dehradun that the state needs 'dual engines' to speed up development, the on Saturday accused the Centre of doing anything for the progress of the state in the past three years.

Speaking to ANI here, leader Pradeep Tamta said, "people unprecedentedly supported Prime Minister Modi, but he did nothing for the people of the state in the past three years.

Citing the example of Gujarat's growth success in government, Tamta said he does not agree with Prime Minister's principle of a 'dual engine'.

Earlier in rally' of in Dehradun, Prime Minister Modi said that "The development in needs two strong governments, one at the Centre and another in the state. I am grateful that you have sent us to the Centre and now I urge you to bring the same to the state in 2017 assembly elections so that the development work of the state gets a boost."

Prime Minister Modi and president Amit Shah will attend Trivendra Singh Rawat swearing in ceremony at the Raj Bhavan in Dehradun today.

Rawat has maintained that the will provide a corruption-free to and will work to uplift the poor.

The won with a clear majority in the state with 57 seats in the 70-member Assembly, thereby ousting the that managed to win just 11 seats this time.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 07:28 IST