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Rahul has Modi-phobia, utters name 44 times in 22-minute speech, says Shah

Continuing his attack on Gandhi, the BJP President said that the Congress leader was "daydreaming" of forming the governments in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

IANS  |  Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh) 

In Kannur, Amit Shah said the BJP was planning protests from October 30 to November 12 to protect the rituals of Sabarimala 	PTI: Photo
File photo of BJP President Amit Shah

Taking a dig at Rahul Gandhi, BJP on Monday said that the opposition was afflicted with "Modiphobia" and that is why he takes Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name 44 times in his 22 minute election speech.

"nowadays is doing many election rallies but in these rallies he takes name of 44 times in his 22 minute election speech. I am not able to understand whether he is campaigning for and BJP or It seems he was afflicted with Modiphobia. Wherever he goes he keeps saying Modi-Modi," Shah said at an election rally here.

Continuing his attack on Gandhi, he said that the was "daydreaming" of forming the governments in and "I compliment him for his courage of such daydreaming. But before that he should remember that since 2014 Congress has lost every election and BJP won," he said.

Claiming that the BJP government under Shivraj Singh Chouhan has turned from a Bimaru state to a developed state, he took a jibe at the Congress for not projecting its chief ministerial candidate in the state.

"We have Shivraj Singh Chouhan as our chief ministerial candidate. On the other hand, Congress has no They don't have even policy. This makes BJP different from Congress," he said.

Describing the achievements of the Modi government, he raked up the army's surgical strikes against and said today the country has a bold and decisive government at the Centre.

"During Manmohan Singh, terrorists from used to come and kill our soldiers. But what happened after Uri, you all know. Within 10 days, our soldiers did surgical strike against and took revenge of the killing of our soldiers," he said adding that with this became the third nation after the US and which took revenge for the killings of its soldiers.

First Published: Mon, November 19 2018. 20:32 IST