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Congress wants to divide society on caste, creed and religion: Modi

The Prime Minister said Congress wants to create walls between brothers

Press Trust of India  |  Bharuch (Gujarat) 

Narendra Modi, rally, gujarat election, gujarat, Surendranagar, Bharuch
PM Narendra Modi rallies in Bharuch

Sharpening its attack on the in poll-bound Gujarat, on Sunday accused the opposition party of seeking to divide society on the basis of caste and religion.

Resuming his campaign in his home state, where the first phase of Assembly elections is to be held on December 9, Modi lashed out at the Congress, saying that it wanted to create "walls between brothers".

"The people of Gujarat know what the is up to. It changes colour time and again, creates a wall between brothers," he said.

Addressing a rally in district, Modi said the party made "one caste fight with the other, one religion fight with another".

"They keep you busy in fighting with each other. You may die but the will eat 'malai' (cream)," he said.

The prime minister is slated to address two more rallies in Surendranagar and Rajkot later in the day. goes to polls on Saturday.

Gujarat will vote in two phases - on December 9 and 14 - to elect a 182-member Assembly. The counting of votes will take place on December 18.

First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 16:11 IST