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I dare Congress to fight polls on development issue: Modi in Gandhinagar

Modi told a BJP rally that the Nehru-Gandhi family dislikes Gujarat and Gujaratis

Press Trust of India  |  Gandhinagar 

Modi in Gandhinagar LIVE: Congress party hates Gujarat, Gujaratis, says PM
Narendra Modi addressed a mega rally at Gujarat's Gandhinagar. Photo: BJP Twitter

Sounding the poll bugle for Gujarat Assembly election, Prime Minister today dared the to contest it on the development plank.

Mounting a fierce attack on the Congress, Modi told a rally that the Nehru-Gandhi family dislikes Gujarat and Gujaratis.

He said the opposition party's current condition was because it has lost ability to think positive. "It is being driven by negative thinking," he said.

The prime minister was addressing a massive rally organised by the state to celebrate the conclusion of the saffron party's 'Gujarat Gaurav Yatra' (march for Gujarat's honour).

Other highlights of his speech:

* Says Gujarat election is a fight between 'vikasvaad' and "vanshvaad"; development will triumph over family rule.

* Says Nehru-Gandhi family dislikes Gujarat and Gujaratis

*_ Tells rally Congress' current condition is because of its lost capacity for positive thinking


First Published: Mon, October 16 2017. 18:16 IST