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'Gujarat model' deceptive, claims Akhilesh

ANI  |  Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India] 

Former chief minister on Friday said the 'model', as claimed by the (BJP), does not exist and is a deception.

Speaking at a press conference here, "The truth has come out in this Assembly that there is no such thing as the model, the model is a deception model. I have come here today to the people of on the day before voting to advice them to not get deceived by the BJP".

He added leaders say that they fight elections on the basis of development, "therefore, I decided that we should come see the 'model'".

"We made the metro in 2.5 years and an elevator road in Pension was given to 55 lakh poor, but when we talked of development, talked about caste and religion. They divided the people of Uttar Pradesh," Akhilesh said.

He further stated the provided electricity for 24 hours in the state, then the said they will provide the same for '25' hours.

"Can somebody tell me are there 25 hours in a day? The campaigns were based on lies," Akhilesh added.

The former chief minister reached Ahmedabad on the day before the first round of Assembly elections.

The two-phase Assembly elections will take place on December 9 and 14, while the results will be out on December 18.

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 13:59 IST