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For Congress, OROP means One Rahul, One Priyanka: Amit Shah

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asserted at a public rally here that the not just ensured security but also brought in scheme for the armed forces after it came to power. For the party, OROP only meant 'One Rahul, One Priyanka', he alleged.

"The government never even thought of (OROP) scheme. For them, OROP meant - 'One Rahul, One Priyanka'. The agreed to the OROP plan in just over a year after coming to power. Apart from the development work, the biggest work the government has done is to ensure security for the country," Shah claimed.

"There is only one slogan everywhere - 'Modi, Modi'. And this is not just a slogan but people's blessings for the In the five year period, a lot of work has been done in and in the entire country," Shah added.

"Eight crore households have got toilets, 2.5 crore houses have been made for the poor and 2.35 crore people have got for the first time in their houses. Under Ayushman Bharat Yojana, 50 crore people have got the facility of getting upto Rs 5 Lakh for treatment of serious diseases, free of cost," he said.

Speaking further on the achievements of the government in the healthcare sector, Shah said, "always talks about the poor, but what was the state of poor people for 55 years? If any poor son had to get his father treated earlier, the bills used to be astronomically high. Due to this people didn't get treatment. Today there is Modi Ji's Ayushman Bharat Yojana which gives treatment for upto Rs 5 lakh free of cost to the poor. 25,20,000 people have got surgeries done under this scheme. This change has taken place under Narendra Modi."

Talking about the achievements of the state government, Shah said, "In Nahan, there is a built at the cost of Rs 300 crore. In Sirmour, IIM has been built by the BJP government. Nine new roads have been planned by the BJP government in The under Jairam Thakur has taken credible steps in the "

"Congress used to issue out grants under a 60:40 plan; BJP has started issuing grants under 90:10 plan to the Rs 15,000 crore was given for the development of railways by the central government," Shah said.

Six phases of polling stand completed in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in the country. The last phase of polling will be held on May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 19:18 IST