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Congress lacks leadership, strategy and principle: Amit Shah

ANI  |  Khairagarh (Chhattisgarh) [India] 

(BJP) Shah on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying that it lacks leadership, strategy and principle.

While addressing a public rally days before the first phase of the Assembly election in the state Shah said, "On one side, there is with no leader, and no principle and on the other hand, there is the BJP under the leadership of and The always opposed the and it was only after became that the state was formed."

He also drew a comparison between former government at the Centre and the incumbent BJP government at the Centre.

"Five years back, when there was the Congress government; it gave Rs 48,000 crore during the 13th When the BJP government came in the 14th pay commission, Rs 1, 37,947 crores was given to So, government increased the amount by as much as Rs 90,000 crore," Shah said.

Outlining the people-oriented policies of the central and state government, Shah further talked about Ujjawala Yojana among other schemes and urged people to vote for the BJP candidates.

"Under the Ujjawala Scheme, 36 lakh poor women of the state were provided with and stove. Under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana, over 2.5 lakh poor people have been provided with a house. government was the first one to start giving rice to poor at the rate of Rs 2/kg," Shah said.

He urged the people of Chhattisgarh to re-elect in 2018 before once again electing as Prime Minister in 2019.

He also emphasised that both the state and central governments through their combined effort wish to make Chhattisgarh as the most developed state in in the next five years.

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 19:03 IST