Mamata rally a 'failed front': BJP Asserting that it will form the next government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP called the United India Rally of the opposition in Kolkata as a "failed front" with full of "selfishness" and "contradictions" and raised questions as to who is their prime ministerial candidate. "The rally in Kolkata is a failed front. This front is made in a condition of hopelessness. The stage is full of selfishness. There has been personal hatred on this stage. This is the stage of contradiction and conflict," Rajiv Pratap Rudy said.
Addressing the ‘United India’ rally, former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah called Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) 'chor' machines and said opposition leaders must urge the poll panel to do away with them.
BJP rebel leader Shatrughan Sinha slammed Mogi government for implementing demonetisation in haste. He warned his party to come out clean on Rafale deal. "HAL was not given the contract to build aircraft. Please, come clean with facts on Rafael otherwise you will have to hear: Chowkidar Chor Hai, Chowkidar Chor Hai, Chowkidar Chor Hai," he said.
Earlier, ex-BJP leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha urged opposition parties to make the country’s “failing economy” as the election issue in upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
RJD leader and son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav accused Modi of being a factory, manufacturer and distributor or lies".